Slow Cooker Homemade Beans


These slow cooker beans are especially great for football Sundays or frozen for a later occasion. A delicious recipe for homemade beans that can be served as a main course or as a side dish.

overhead angle looking down into a slow cooker of homemade beans
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins


  • 3 cups dry navy beans, soaked overnight or boiled for one hour

  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 ½ cups ketchup

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard

  • 1 tablespoon salt


  1. Drain soaking liquid from beans; place them in a slow cooker.

  2. Stir bacon, onion, ketchup, water, brown sugar, molasses, mustard, and salt into beans until well mixed.

  3. Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours; stir occasionally if possible.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

296 Calories
3g Fat
57g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 1312mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 13g 46%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 741mg 16%

* 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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