5 from 8 votes
Pinto Beans in a white bowl sitting on a white table with a green napkin topped with feta cheese and fresh parsley.
Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 5 mins

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!

Course: Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 262 kcal
Author: Amanda Mason
  1. Put all ingredients into a slow cooker and stir.

  2. 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.

  3. Once cooked, turn the slow cooker off.

  4. 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.

Recipe Notes


Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
Amount Per Serving (0.75 cup)
Calories 262
% Daily Value*
Sodium 404mg18%
Potassium 1053mg30%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.