These homemade pinto beans are full of flavor and super simple to make! No pre-soaking is required…just get out your slow cooker and combine 4 simple ingredients. Let that slow cooker do all the work and pretty soon you’ll have yourself a tasty side dish to pair with any meal!
Put all ingredients into a slow cooker and stir.
Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours. You want to ensure you don't overcook the beans. You don't want them falling apart.
Once cooked, turn the slow cooker off.
The pinto beans are now ready to serve. You can serve them plain or top them off with your favorite toppings such as feta or cotija cheese and parsley or cilantro.