Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

Total Time:
13 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
5 hr

Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound dry pinto beans
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 pound ham hocks, or 1/4 pound streak o' lean
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • House Seasoning, recipe follows
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe

Wash the beans and soak overnight in cold water. Drain the beans and dump into slow cooker. Stir in chili powder and oregano.

If using ham hock: Pre-soak ham in a separate pot, for at least 2, or refrigerated up to 24 hours, depending on how salty you want your stock to be. Add ham hock to slow cooker with beans and pour in ham soaking liquid. Add more water until ham hock is completely covered.

If using streak o' lean: Cut into cubes, brown in a skillet, and place the meat and any rendered fat in the slow cooker with beans. Pour 4 cups water into pot.

Add onion to slow cooker with beans and meat. Stir well. Season, to taste, with House Seasoning, cover the pot, and cook on high until beans are very tender, about 5 hours.

House Seasoning:

1 cup salt

1/4 cup black pepper

1/4 cup garlic powder

Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Yield: 1 1/2 cups


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Here's a tip...Nothing, BUT NOTHING, is ever cooked in water. All beans are cooked in stock (pintos in chicken) all the time.<div>Nothing in water. Wine or stock for everything. THANK ME LATER</div> item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love this recipe! I always soak my beans overnight. I followed directions but add a can of tomato sauce and rotel for spice. Put them in a bowl and let a piece of cheese melt over the top. Yum! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Oh so very good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Followed directions to the T use crock pot daily and here i am at 5 1/2 hours and pintos are no where near edible. not cooked and very bland. This is sad because it was my turn to make church dinner. now im dinnerless. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good. I added a rough chopped green and red bell pepper. I used a Dutch oven and cooked on a low simmer for a couple ours and then transferred to a 250 degree oven for the last three or so hours. I am making again today. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were fantastic. So full of flavor! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Didn't like this at all. It lacked flavor. Sorry but I will not make this recipe again as it will require too much tweaking to make it suitable for my family's taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We LOVE and miss you Paula the your recipes are the best hope to see you back soon. item not reviewed by moderator and published
The best beans in the world. Thanks Paula... item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was sooo good. After reading reviews I did change some things. I put 1 tablespoon of chili powder, 1 tablespoon of minced garlic, 1 tsp of salt and pepper. Left out the oregano because that doesn't even sound right for ham and beans. I also used a ham bone left over from Christmas dinner I kept frozen til now. Still had plenty of meat on it. It was a tad glazed so had an awesome flavor to it. I didn't use the house seasoning though. Kind of made my own with the salt and pepper and minced garlic. Otherwise I followed the recipe and cook times. I didn't have to add any water to it. I didn't soak the ham bone either. It was thick enough with a little liquid. Perfect. I know some people had issues with flavor. This was why I made my changes. Doesn't lack flavor at all! Best ham and beans I have ever had. I just used Paula's recipe as a base and followed my instincts. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe. I will start making this dish every holiday for the family. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the best bean recipe ever! I add two jalapenos, and entire package of bacon (cut in half) instead of the ham hock, 2-3 garlic cloves, and a little dash of liquid smoke. My family loves them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
AWESOME and EASY Recipe! First time EVER making a pot of beans and let me say NO LEFTOVERS! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used a chunk of "salt pork" in place of the ham hock. My family loves this bean recipe. It is absolutely perfect. I like Paula Dean's spice blend. It is a useful combination of spices to use for many different types of dishes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe!! I&amp;#39;ve never made beans before. I reserved the cooking liquid from making carnitas in the crock pot and added two cups of water. I diced up a jalapeno, added 4 whole cloves of garlic. I added Paulas house blend to taste at the end. item not reviewed by moderator and published
best beans i've ever made, Thanks Paula!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I make these all the time and they truly remind me of my childhood. I do soak the ham hocks/shanks for 24 hours and I actually chop up the onion and throw in with the shanks and water. I also quarter an onion and add to the beans when soaking overnight. I just use the onions with the shanks and discard the one's I soaked with the beans. Before I serve the beans, I take about a cup and smash with a fork and add them back to the mixture. It seems to make them a little thicker and so delicious. The house seasoning is a must and I add it toward the end, so I can taste to be sure I do not add too much salt since the water the hocks soaked in are very salty. If you are in the south and remember bean soup as a kid, this recipe is a must!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious! They were done in 5 hours though on low in my crockpot. If I had cooked them longer they would have been overdone. I added a tomato which was slightly past it's prime. Boiled it til it was soft, then seeded and coarsely chopped it. I used Mexican oregano instead of Italian. Next time, I'm going to add a tad bit of jalapeno pepper I think. I made some cornbread to go with it. Big hit with the men in my house! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Paula has yet to steer me wrong. I made 1 1/2 batches for a potluck, and the people literally would not stop raving about the beans! I didn't have time to do the overnight soak, so I did the quick soak by bringing the beans to a boil, letting them sit for an hour, draining, and then proceeding with the 5 hours of cooking. Obviously worked fine! item not reviewed by moderator and published
sense the first time l saw Paula make these beans l have them made &amp; in my freezer at all times l love them , l share with famile &amp; friends they love them as well item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a great recipe. I was looking for a new way to cook beans since I am not a huge bean lover, but my family loves them. The chili powder and oregano gave it a slight chili-taste. I did have to cook them for about 8 hours. I mashed a few on the side of the pot to make a thicker gravy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was simple and delicious. I added garlic gloves to the recipe which added to the flavor. I put the beans in my slow cooker and let them cook overnight about 9 hours. When I woke up in the morning my whole entire house smelled yummy!! This is a perfect dish for the cold winter weather : item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought the recipe was excellent, I added a few cloves of garlic and a bay leaf. My boys loved them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this last night and cooked the beans in a slow cooker. The recipe called for cooking the beans in a slow cooker for 5 hours. After 5 hours the beans were still hard. So I checked them every hour up to 8 and they were still hard. After that I fell asleep and the beans burned after all the water evaporated. It was awful. Also I made the mistake of not reading the recipe carefully. Don't add the House seasoning mixture. You're only suppose to add in what you want per taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just the best Pinto Beans...EVER! Growing up in North Carolina, I know a little something about Southern Cooking and tasting the rest from 'round the world... we got the best. I used about 1/2 pound of bacon and let them cook on low for 12+ hours... They were like heaven when tasted item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was easy, easy, easy. I woke up with my boyfriend to make his lunch at 4am and decided I wanted chili beans thought to look online and to my surprise I had all the ingredients in my kitchen. Well except the Hamhock but I did have a package of bacon which worked wonderfully. I threw everything to soak and started my crockpot at 1 o'clock and dinner was served at 6:30. I even went to my local restaurant (Marie Calendar's and bought some cornbread (its too darn hot in California to turn on an oven. So good I'm definately making them again only now doubling the batch we had four adults and it we could have eaten a bit more. Makes great leftovers. item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG! Tasty wasn't the word for it. Scrumptious is more like it. My son is a meat freak and I wanted to go meatless just one day out of the week. I came across this recipe and used the ham hocks with the beans, doing exactly what Ms. Dean said in her instructions. Here in Kentucky, they don't soak overnight. They don't add spices like the "House Spice" or Chili Powder. They don't add a chopped onion. They just cook the pinto beans until they're almost tender, then put a ladle of lard in it and cook it down until it's thick. That's soup beans here. I would much rather have Paula Dean's pinto beans. People have to try this recipe if only once. They'll want to save the recipe for future dinners. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I took punkin0809's advice and soaked the beans with an onion. I didn't want to use ham hock, I used thinly sliced (wafer slice) pork chops. I used 3. I wish I had used all 6. I waited to add salt until the very end, which it did need. However, I added the pepper and garlic powder from the start. I also added a dash of cayenne. Easy and delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awesome!!! I loved it! I don't eat beef, and I don't really do much with ham in my house. So I exchanged the meat out with Bacon and let it cook all day with it, and as well added stewed tomatoes! item not reviewed by moderator and published
AWESOME!! These were certainly a hit a our house! I plan on making this dish at least once a month. Very easy to prepare and very tasty! I served these with cornbread, fried cabbage and fried pork chops. Next time, I plan on having them with fried potatoes and meatloaf. Thanks Paula for such a tasty dish! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved them...my daughter thought they tasted like Bojangles. item not reviewed by moderator and published
when i was a little girl my great grandmother always had a big pot of pinto beans on the stove. for who ever wanted to stop by for a meal. she had 7 children 20+ grandchildren and to many great grandchildren to count. she made her beans with salt pork, onions and garlic. it was served along side homemade corn bread fallowed by a old fashioned molasses cookie. i cant wait to serve this new recipe to my family. thanks paula dean item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am going to try the recipe today. I will let you all know! item not reviewed by moderator and published
How much house seasoning is recommended for this receipt? item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used packaged chili seasoning and smoked baby back ribs.....it was delicious....I am from the south where you just put the beans in the pot a little salt and pepper and a ham hock and let it go......Then you go to my husband from South America where beans and rice is a daily meal with only salt and fresh herbs.....we loved it!!! I believe the ribs made it most of all a complete meal.....just add homemade jalape?o and cheese corn bread and you have some meal. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm used to making my Pinto Beans in the slow cooker with just a ham hock and salt and pepper. This is soo good! My husband loved them, and even my 9 month old was trying to reach for our spoons! (NO we did NOT give him any! lol) My husband said this was his new favorite bean recipe of all time and I must admit I agree! Easy and tastes like it'd be more work than it was!! This one will become a stable in your newly forming family!! Erin, I always just put the Ham Hock in "raw" I've always found it to cook right along with the beans! :o) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was wondering if I should cook the ham hocks before I put them in the slow cooker? Or do I put them in raw? If they need to be cooked, how do I cook them? Thanks! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have been trying to eat "perfect proteins" a couple times a week, instead of using meats/fish all the time--to have a more "whole" and well-rounded diet. I love the combination of organic brown Basmati (or Texmati) rice and beans, as it's flavorful and comforting and nutritious as heck. I tried Emeril's recipe for red beans and rice, using pintos and brown rice instead. Very spicy, pretty good. I made my own version, less spicy, not as good. Then, after going past Paula's recipe two or three times, I decided to try it. YUMMY! Easy on the wallet. Wonderful comforting flavors with the ham (I used a half cottage ham from Walnut Creek) and brown rice. Wonderful texture. I found Emeril's and mine too soupy, but Paula's is more like the texture of lumpy mashed potatoes, rather than "chili" textured. I top it with chow-chow (purchased by the jar at Cracker Barrel, the only place I have found it here in NW Ohio) and raw chopped onion. Mm, good. And easy on the pocketbook, too. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is awesome! My great grandma used to make pinto beans for me and this takes me back to her kitchen every time. We like extra ham so I often make pinto beans after a ham dinner and toss in the bone and any extra ham in in place of the ham hocks. Mmm item not reviewed by moderator and published
If you are looking for a gourmet or high-brow version of ham and beans, this isn't the one for you. However, if you're looking for a recipe to make good ole' fashioned beans, this one's for you. I altered the preparation slightly in that I did a speed soak on the beans (rinse/sort, cover with app. 3 inches of water, bring to a rapid boil, remove from heat, cover, let soak for 1 hour and drain.) I also didn't prep the ham hock - I just threw the smoked hocks (doubled the amount as we like a lot of meat in our beans) into the cooker with the rest of the ingredients...the result...yummy and oh so easy to make! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tabitha ... beans pretty much take care of themselves. I can't even imagine what could have happened that you don't even have the inspiration to tweak the recipe. Baked beans are a whole different story from fresh beans ... I will say, I no longer like pinto OR black eyed peas ALONE, but TOGETHER, oh my goodness. Just put over a bowl of plain, white rice. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made 2lbs of pinto beans on the stove top using the amount of chili powder and dried oregano initially asked for. When the beans were simmering, I then seasoned them with the house seasoning... Amazing! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is not going to be a recipe we repeat. This tasted like nothing but beans. Yes, I get that it is a bean recipe and that is what I wanted, but I also wanted flavor, spice, zest, SOMETHING! This was lifeless and dull. Sorry, it just wasn't enough for us. I'm going to stick to Alton Brown's Baked Beans from now on if I want a pig and bean dish. Now to find something to do with almost a pound of cooked pinto beans.... item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made these beans at least four times and my husband can't get enough of them. I always forget to add the chili powder and am not sure that'll do anything for us. Think I'll add a good Mexican chili powder if I can remember. Cornbread and chow chow an absolute must for us Southerners. Thanks Paula. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great easy recipe! I am a newlywed &amp; my husband loved it! For all the other reviewers, I don't think you should judge until you are on a Chef on the Food Network Channel. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Serve with cornbread, sliced tomatoes, and top the pinto beans with mild or hot chow-chow and you have a great southern comfort meal! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband and I both enjoyed this meal very much! Per some of the other reviews, I increased the amount of chili powder by 50% and added half of a seeded jalapeno, diced. Also, I included 1.5 teaspoons of house seasoning. We thought it was very flavorful; however, I may cut the water down a little next time. These beans were great with corn muffins. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Forget the hamhock or Streak O' Lean. Soak two cups pintos over night. Add 2 tablespoons cumin powder, 1/2 bunch cilantro chopped fine, 1 teaspoon garlic power, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon black pepper, three tablespoons salt. Puree 4 seeded and deveined jalapenos in 2 cups of water. Add jalapeno water, and 2 more cups of water for a total of four cups of water. Leave all day. Party all night. Pork just makes you fat and makes the beans taste bad. Most bean recipes have no flavor because you have to really turn up the volume of spices to have any taste. One onion and some nasty pork do not make for good flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I really wanted to like this, but it just wasn't for me. It turned out bland in my opinion. I am still looking for yummy bean slow cooker recipes! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It's seriously tastes like it belongs at Carrabbas our favo resteraunt!! So good and inexpensive! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Streak O'Lean is a form of fatback from a pig. It is cut from the back and provides maximum flavor. Streak O'Lean has strips of lean meat in with the fat. It is extremely popular in the South! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I tried this recipe yesterday. My husband does not like much seasoning in his food, other than garlic, salt and pepper. I figured he would say something about the oregano and esp. the chili powder. To my surprise he really liked the beans. I will be making this recipe again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
1/2 t. dried greek oregano 1 jumbo sweet onion 1 t. (alton brown homemade)chili powder 1 t. liquid smoke 2 T. worchestershire sauce 1/2 t. jalapeno spice 15 turns of black pepper 1 t. garlic powder 1/2 t. granulated garlic 1/2 T. kosher salt 5 c. water OMIT Hamhock/streak o'lean!!!!!! Slow cook on high for 5 hours item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awww man i was so excited to make the beans that i quadrupled the amount of chilli powder!!!like by 2 tbs. I had to pour off all my soaking liquid from my ham hocks and start over :( Hope they will turn out ok!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
when we cook our beans we just start the slow cooker when we first get up. this way you don't even have to soak the beans over night. you just need a little extra cook time. and we like to use andioulle sausage(i'm from southeast texas)this eliminates the need for all that seasoning. you get it naturally from the sausage and beans item not reviewed by moderator and published
I didn't even realize that you could get fresh hocks, I thought they always came cured, but found out after the fact that I'd purchased the less flavorful variety. Be sure to get the smoked/cured hocks. Next, I'm not sure why Paula has you add the herbs and spices to the pot before you let it cook for 5 hours, they end up just getting lost in the cooking process. Add them 15-20 minutes before you're ready to serve to get the most out of them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My family loved this recipe! I remembered my Grandmother's pinto beans and cornbread and these were every bit as good. The beans have to soak overnight and the house seasoning was a must. I chopped the onion and made the house seasoning the night before and put everything in the crock pot before I left for work. An easy meal! I served this recipe to my in-laws and they loved it. They called the next day to get the recipe to make it for themselves because they wanted to have leftovers! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love watching Paula's show and trying her recipes and have always enjoyed them. She's a blast! I'm originally from the South and am familiar with all manner of unusual ingredients, Southern and otherwise, but what in the heck is "Steak o'Lean"? When Googled, all that comes up is a country music video by Uncle Earl. The video is cute, but bares no reference to the product. Can anyone help solve this culinary mystery? item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were just how I remember eating them as a kid on the farm! I grew up in Colorado and we ate beans a lot. These were exactly what I remember. Even my wife (poor lady is from the east coast) took a shining to them and ate two BIG bowls of beans. I added a whole Jalapeno with mine to add some more heat. I did this near the end of cooking. I also slow cooked them for 8 hrs instead of fast cooking for 5 hours. It was great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My fiance is not a fan of beans, but as I write he will not stop eating. This recipe was so, so easy, and had GREAT flavor.It is very economical to make, and also very healthy. I made it with ham, and it was delicious. Put it in the cooker, and let it go. Great if you have to work, and want to come home to a nice meal. Served it with garlic bread. PERFECT! Thank you "AGAIN" MS. Deen item not reviewed by moderator and published
are you supposed to pre-soak the hamhock in water and salt, if so, how much? item not reviewed by moderator and published
I did NOT try this recipe but if you want to cook beans the way we cook beans here you go. 2 1/2 cups pinto beans 1 Tsp salt fill the crock pot with water - 4 hrs later - there you go -- Pinto beans Refry beans- heat Lard until it smokes turn it off wait until smoke starts to go away add some crushed garlic and chorizo saute a little until garlic and chorizo start to brown and add beans, mash until desired consistensy? and there you go. Mexican Style Refried Beans item not reviewed by moderator and published
needed ALOT more flavor. I love Paula Deen though! item not reviewed by moderator and published
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This recipe is number one on my list, my husband enjoyed every bite. I will cook this dish again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
very good in test to and eat and easy to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've made these a couple of times and they are excellent. My hubby is from San Antonio and the beans are a key ingredient to any meal...I double the amount of ham hock because we like them meaty but otherwise, they are delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have cooked pinto and northern beans more ways than I can count but I have never had them as good as when I used this recipe - they are unbelievably good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a very simple and easy recipe that anyone can do without fail. Great tasting! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I think that this was the best recipe for pinto beans I have ever had ..I eat alot of beans these are great everyony should try it.. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Eliminate using the House Seasoning till the very end when the beans have cooked and softened. The salt in the House Seasoning will keep the beans from becoming soft. Did not know this before, but was told by a few "bean makers" and did notice that the beans were not softening when I used the house seasoning...now I know! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My mother in law passed away several years ago and one of our family's favorite dishes were her pinto beans. Unfortunatly I never got her recipee. Well, these beans were like walking into her kitchen...my husband couldn't thank me enough for bringing back his Mothers beans. Thank you Paula for giving us this awesome recipe and bringing us back wonderful memories of another great lady. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We are a low income family and someone had given us the dried beans. I had never known exactly what to do with dried beans. This recipe was so easy and the beans were flavorful. I have already used "Paula Deens house seasoning" in other recipes. I will definitely make this again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
easy, never fail recipe.....also can be done stovetop item not reviewed by moderator and published
Absolutely AWESOME!!! I let my beans cook all day on low so I added more water to prevent drying. The flavor is outstanding! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added some Chipotle peppers, as well and this came out great. Cooked all day while we were out shopping... simple! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a wonderful bean recipe, easy to make, good hot (or cold!). The beans held their shape, but oh, so creamy, just delicious. I didn't put them into the slo cooker until evening, so I cooked them on Low for 8 hours. I've cooked beans on the stove and wasn't nearly as happy with the results, plus I had to be around and tend to them. With this recipe the slo cooker does all the work. Thanks Paula ... Love ya! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I think these turned out great and had very good flavor. Much easier than hanging around the house cooking them on the stove all afternoon. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My boyfriend said he would marry me if I could make a great pot of beans. I tried this recipe and although I'm not engaged yet, we both really enjoyed them. I think a ring is just around the corner. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love pinto beans, and so does most of the people from around here in TN! This is the best recipe ever, I used this recipe for a fund raiser for the United Way, it was a huge it and raised a lot of money! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was easy and a big hit with my family. Thanks Paula!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I will without a doubt make this recipe again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
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these are awesome item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this recipe last November when my family went to deer camp. I made it up ahead of time and heated it up on the camp fire. My pinto beans were the first to be eaten. Kinda tasted like ranch style beans. This was very good!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Being of hispanic background, our pinto beans are always cooked over the stove(for a few hours). I had never tried them in a slow cooker until I tried Paula's recipe. Since then, whenever I want pinto beans I pull out my slow cooker! This is an awesome recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great basic recipe for pinto beans. I started making this recipe to the letter and have since started experimenting. It's a great base to go from and is flexible enough to switch and add ingredients. item not reviewed by moderator and published
great recipe item not reviewed by moderator and published
The smell of the oregano was all wrong. Pinto beans should not have oregano in them. They took 8 hours to cook and not the 5 mentioned in the receipe. I must agree that the house seasoning is too salty. I will try them again, without oregano and the my own version of the house seasoning. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This dish is so simple, but sometimes there's just nothing like a bowl full of pinto beans with cornbread. My mom passed away several years ago and I've never been able to duplicate her slow cooker pinto beans - until now. Thanks again Paula. Simple and delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good and not much bother. Good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love a good pot of homemade beans and this recipe was SIMPLE and DELICIOUS! I even used the leftovers in a pot of homemade chili. Thanks Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Thanks for providing a simple yet tasty recipe for a tried and true favorite of mine and my husband's. Even my picky eating children enjoyed this slow-cooker recipe. I did substitute jalapeno sausage for the ham hocks and that gave it a wonderful flavor that blended perfectly with the chili powder. You're the best, Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great flavor. I will be making this again very soon. Beans, cornbread, and fried potatoes. A perfect southern meal! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was my first attempt at dry beans. The recipe was easy, but I did find that it needed more flavor, so I added salt pork the second time around, much better! item not reviewed by moderator and published
USUALLY A POUND OF BEANS WOULD BE TOO MUCH FOR THE TWO OF US, BUT WE ATE AND ATE AND ATE THESE. I ADDED 2 SMOKED PORK CHOPS TO THE HAM HOCKS. WE ADD A SPOONFUL OF DILL RELISH TO OUR BOWL OF BEANS, WITH CORNBREAD AND MILK WE ATE LIKE KINGS. LORETTA TULSA item not reviewed by moderator and published
The recipe is great, but I like to add in some bbq sause for added flavor and coloring. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Simple,easy,basic,but so good.We served it with rice and cornbread item not reviewed by moderator and published
These slow cooker pinto beans are delicious! My husband &amp; I have liked pinto beans for years, and cooking them this way is even better !! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Maybe I should have waited until I had actually prepared this, however, just wanted to suggest to those who are particular about which meat they eat or use, to try smoked turkey. About anonymous, that was a disturbing, review, I'm talking mean-spirited, lack of good taste. Of course, just my opinion as that review was theirs. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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