Frijoles II

Frijoles II


"This recipe is similar to refried beans without the frying. These slow cooker beans will go well with any of your favorite Mexican dinners. For faster cooking, soak beans overnight."


6 h 15 m servings 320 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 320 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the beans, sugar, garlic, onion, and bacon into a slow cooker. Pour in the water, cover, and cook on High for 6 hours. Drain off 2/3 of the liquid, and discard bacon. Use a potato masher to mash beans to a chunky consistency. Season with salt to taste, and serve hot.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 41 Ratings


Reminded me of ham and beans (same flavor). I just wanted to remind anyone before adding the beans to the slow cooker that they should either be soaked overnight or as the instuction manual to t...

This is the best bean recipe I have ever tried! I think the trick is to soak the beans overnight first. I used four pieces of already cooked bacon, which added a great smokey flavor to the bea...

Wonderful flavor and texture, Brandi! The reviewer who had hard beans after ten hours, probably forgot to soak overnight. Mine were done in 8.5 hours in the crockpot on low, after soaking all ni...

Thanks for the great recipe, Brandi! For those who said the beans never softened...if the dried beans are old, they WILL NOT soften. I had 2 bags of beans that had been forgotten in the pantry f...

this recipe is simply wonderful! some of the reviewers mentioned they preferred more spice so i took the hint, added extra garlic & doubled the onion. i also only drained off 1/2 the liquid, did...

Brandi says tis recipe will take about 6 hours. Well they are going into hour #9 and are still hard as a rock.

This was the first time I have ever tried to make refried beans. I made them for my annual cinco de mayo party. I soaked the beans for 8hrs and then put them in the crock pot for 6hrs. The be...

I forgot to buy dry beans at the store, so I experimented with canned pinto beans. I used two cans of beans, added the rest of the ingredients and simmered on my stove top for about an hour. I...

I found these to be pretty bland. If I made them again, I'd add lots more seasonings to them.