Crock pot black beans?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by CityGirlintheCountry, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    I need an easy, yummy black bean recipe for the Crockpot. Anybody have a favorite one to share?

    Thanks!
     
  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black beans and rice

    2 cans black beans
    1 TBSP cumin
    1 tsp curry
    1 green pepper
    1 large onion
    16 oz of tomatoes diced (or salsa)
    also can add any vegetables you like (I add yellow squash when in season)
     
  3. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Ooooo... that sounds yummy. Can I make it with dried beans? I have a bag of dried beans that I'm trying to do something with. I can do them on the stove, but I want to try out my new Crockpot. Plus, when I make black beans they always turn out tasting like creol red beans and rice as that's all I know how to cook.
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Northern beans I soak for 24 hours in non-hard water (learned that on BYC) and then I boil them hard for an hour on the stove. They are then ready for the crock-pot. I'm pretty sure that would work for black beans too.
     
  5. BowChickaBowMow

    BowChickaBowMow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I soak mine over night, then put into the crock pot w/ whatever recipe you decide to follow(I do similar to one posted), and plenty of liquid to cover them. If you're going to be around, just keep checking the liquid to make sure it doesn't run out. I take the lid off in the afternoon to get rid of extra liquid... then I smash 'em w/ a potato masher a little bit. Serve over rice! I sprinkle a little parmesan onto the rice first. This is a family favorite, easy meal.
     
  6. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    wow, what a hardy sounding soup. I will make this a winter staple for sure. Thanks for posting.
     
  7. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Thanks for the recipes and info all! I'm ready to go crank up the crock pot now!
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