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Slow Cooker Black Beans

bowl of cooked black beans and ingredients

Slow Cooker Black Beans are incredibly easy, affordable and delicious.  The bay leaves, onion and garlic impart amazing flavor.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker.  Stir to combine.  Cook on low 6-8 hrs.  The black beans should be soft when done.  Remove the bay leaves after cooking.
  2. At this point, you can drain the black beans, but I like to reserve some of the liquid for Black Bean Soup or to serve over rice.
  3. Black beans will keep in the fridge for 1 week or in the freezer for 2-3 months.

Notes

You can crush the garlic and cut the onion into quarters if you would like to remove them after cooking.  You will still get the flavor.

Keywords: black beans, slow cooker

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