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Slow Cooker Refried Beans

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Servings: 4 persons


  • 1 lb. pinto beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 4 oz. can green chilies (or use jalapeos - 4 oz can, or 1 fresh - if you want more heat!)
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker and set on low for 8 hours.
  • Once cooked, strain off some of the juices and add beans plus a little liquid to the stand mixer and mix on low for 2 minutes. Then mix on the second level for another 2 minutes, or until reach desired consistency. Add more liquid from the slow cooker if need be to reach desired consistency.
  • Serve refried beans as side dish for your favorite tex-mex food...or wrapped up with some cheese in a tortilla.