Crockpot Refried Beans

Crockpot Refried Beans

Whip up a batch of refried beans in the crockpot. Less than 15 minutes of hands-on time, and no questionable ingredients.

  • Author: Erin Huffstetler,
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours (on high or 8 hours on low)
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 15 oz. cans of beans 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Crockpot
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 3 cups dried pinto beans
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Water


Sift through pinto beans. Pick out any broken beans or rocks.

Soak beans overnight.

Drain the beans in the morning. Then, stick them in a crockpot with the onion and salt. Add just enough water to cover everything.

Cover, and cook on high for four hours or low for eight hours.

Blend beans, and enjoy!


  • Makes the equivalent of 4 15 oz. cans. Freezes beautifully.