This easy and cheap slow cooker recipe is made with dried beans, onion, garlic, diced tomatoes, broth and spies. Black beans are a great way to stuff tacos, make black bean salsa, add to nachos or make a taco bowl.

CHEAP MEALS: When adding up the cost of the ingredients and how many meals it can last, it comes out to about $5 per meal for a family of 4-5.

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cook time

dried black beans diced tomatoes chopped onion minced garlic brown sugar cumin onion powder chicken broth

4 hours

How long do black beans take in the slow cooker? Black beans take 4 hours in the slow cooker on HIGH temperature. If cooking on low they take 6-8 hours.

After 4 hours in the slow cooker you'll  have delicious black beans to use however you'd like!

Tacos are our favorite!  Add black beans  to soft tortillas or hard shells, and then add your favorite toppings – shredded cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, avocado and more. Finally, add salsa on top – either fresh salsa or salsa verde.