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Crockpot BBQ Pinto Beans


This simple and flavorful recipe for Crockpot BBQ Pinto Beans is perfect as a side dish for a juicy grilled steak.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 9 hours

Total Time: 9 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings


  • 1 lb. dried pinto beans
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 18 oz. bottle barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup molasses or honey
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper


Sort beans, rinse and drain. Cover with water and let stand, covered, overnight.

The next morning, drain the beans again and rinse them. Combine beans, 3 cups water, onion, barbecue sauce, molasses, and pepper in 4 quart crockpot. Cover crockpot and cook on low for 8-9 hours or until beans are tender. If you have a newer crockpot that cooks hotter, check at 7 hours and stir the beans once at the halfway point.

Calories: 370
Fat: 5 grams
Sodium: 840 mg

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