Refried Beans (crock Pot)

READY IN: 20hrs
SERVES: 8-12




  • Sort and rinse dried beans; place in crockpot and cover with water (by several inches) and soak overnight.
  • In the morning, drain and rinse beans (discarding soaking water).
  • Return beans to crock pot, and add 6 cups water and the salt.
  • Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours or until beans are nice and tender.
  • Drain cooked beans, reserving cooking liquid.
  • Mash beans and return to crock (or may mash in the crock pot).
  • In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in lard or butter until tender and lightly golden; add to crock pot.
  • Stir in chopped green chillies and ground cumin, adding some of the reserved cooking liquid to adjust the consistency as desired.
  • Cover crock, and cook on high for 15-30 minutes or until heated through nicely, stirring occasionallly (may add additional liquid if needed).
  • Adjust salt, if necessary, before serving.
  • Garnish with cheese or chopped onion, if desired.