Friday, December 7, 2012

Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans Recipe from A Year of Slow Cooking

Soak pinto beans overnight and you can cook Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans while you're at work!

Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans from A Year of Slow Cooking via
  (Photo from A Year of Slow Cooking.)

(Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans were featured for Friday Favorites, where we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed.)

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.

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • dried pinto beans, soaked
  • yellow onion
  • lean ground beef or turkey
  • red bell pepper
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • chili powder
  • kosher salt
  • dry mustard
  • black pepper
  • Rotel or other chopped tomatoes
  • apple cider vinegar
  • water
  • sliced jalapenos (optional)

Get complete instructions for Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans at A Year of Slow Cooking.

More Slow Cooker Recipes from A Year of Slow Cooking:
Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers from A Year of Slow Cooking
Key Lime Pie in the Slow Cooker 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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