Homemade black beans have the best flavor and texture. Whip up a batch of these to eat in rice bowls, soups, burritos, etc. However you like to eat your black beans, these are the best!See notes for slow cooker directions.Makes about 7 cups of cooked beans, not including the liquid.
Slow Cooker Cook Time8hrs
Course: Side Dish
Author: Mandy Jackson
1pounddried black beans,picked through and rinsed
1medium yellow onion,peeled and halved
Combine beans, onion, garlic, bay leaf, and water in a large lidded pot. Cover and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Simmer 2-3 hours, until beans begin to split and are the desired softness. Stir in salt, and adjust seasoning to taste.
To make in the slow cooker: Add all ingredients except the salt to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 3-4 hours, or on LOW for 6-8 hours. Stir in salt when beans are fully cooked.