Are refried beans half the reason you crave Mexican food? This healthier version can easily be made at home in a slow cooker!
Did you know that your favorite creamy refried beans can easily be made in the slow cooker? This recipe by Amber, who blogs at Homemade Nutrition, is a cleaner, vegetarian version of the Mexican staple.
Trust the native-Texan when she says these beans are legit. They're perfect for tacos with cheese, or as a flavorful dip for chips. Fresh beans actually really easy, plus they're healthier and cheaper to make from scratch. Perfect for a crowd!
Here's the ingredient list, but check out Amber's post for the full recipe!
Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
- 1 16-ounce bag Farmer Direct Co-op Organic Pinto Beans, rinsed and soaked overnight or using a quick soak method (see instructions in post)
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 teaspoons salt (or to taste)
- 1 tablespoon light olive oil
Click here to read the full recipe, and to check out Amber's other healthy recipes!