How to Make Crock Pot Refried Beans

by T F

Much more delicious, healthy & inexpensive than canned refried beans.


  • 1 Pounds Dry pinto beans
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Large onion
  • 6 Cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Taco seasoning
  • Salsa/ taco sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Minced garlic
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Rinse beans and pick out any stones.

    Step 2

    Place in large pan filled with the water. Soak overnight.

    Step 3

    Chop onion, gather spices.

    Step 4

    Drain & rinse beans. Add beans, water, onion, garlic to crock pot.

    Step 5

    Cook on low for 8-10 hours. Bean should be soft, not mushy.

    Step 6

    Ladle out as much liquid as possible.

    Step 7

    Mash beans while still in crock pot.

    Step 8

    Use a hand mixer to whip beans to a smoother consistency.

    Step 9

    Add butter, salt, and taco sauce. (You can use any taco sauce or seasonings that you prefer. I had some Taco Bell packets on hand. I used five of each of these.

    Step 10

    Mix all till butter melts.

    Step 11

    Makes a delicious burrito, or taco filler.