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.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ cups dry pinto beans

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

  • 2 slices smoked bacon

  • 2 cups water

  • salt to taste


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
7g Fat
47g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 202mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 1049mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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