Friday, December 7, 2012

Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans Recipe from A Year of Slow Cooking

Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans
Soak pinto beans overnight and cook Cowboy Beans in the CrockPot while you're at work!  (Photo from A Year of Slow Cooking.)

(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and these Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans are one of those frugal recipes that start with dried beans and cook all day in the slow cooker while you're busy doing other things.)

When you're having a simple main dish for dinner, use the slow cooker to make an interesting side dish like these Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans from A Year of Slow Cooking.  This recipe starts with pinto beans that are soaked overnight; then add onion, cooked ground beef, diced red pepper, Rotel tomatoes, and an assortment of spices and let the beans cook all day on low while you're at work.

I hope you enjoy trying this from-scratch slow cooker recipe!  Use this link to get the recipe for Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans from A Year of Slow Cooking.

More Ideas with Beans in the Slow Cooker:
Anasazi Bean and Cabbage Soup from Kalyn's Kitchen
Black-Eyed Peas and Ham from Skinnytaste
Boston Baked Beans from Simply Recipes
Spicy Black Beans and Tomatoes from Budget Bytes
Boston Baked Beans from Andrea Meyers 

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