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Homemade Black Beans recipe

Slow Cooker Black Beans

  • Author: Arlene Mobley
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 8 Hours (12+ on low)
  • Total Time: 10 hours
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x
  • Category: Crock Pot Recipes
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Cuban/American


Melt in your mouth homemade Slow Cooker Black Beans and rice.


  • 1 lb dry black beans, rinsed and soaked for about 2 hours
  • 1 lb pork loin, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 8 Cups Water or broth
  • 4 cups cooked long grain white rice
  • 5 tablespoon cornstarch (optional)
  • 5 tablespoons water (optional)


  1. Place all ingredients into a large slow cooker (6 quart or larger I used my 6 quart manual crock pot slow cooker) except the cornstarch and 5 tbs of water and cook on high for 8 hours or low for 12+ hours.
  2. An hour before done or serving mix the cornstarch with 5 tbs of cool water and stir into slow cooker to thicken the beans if desired.
  3. Serve over white rice or along side your favorite Mexican recipes.
  4. Makes 8+ 1 cup servings.

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