EASY Slow Cooker Black Beans

EASY SLOW COOKER black beans made with dried beans!  This healthy, vegetarian recipe cooked in the crock pot for 4 hours is so easy and healthy!  Because it uses dried beans it's cheap to make too! We love serving these beans on flour tortillas for black bean tacos!  It's one of my families favorite comfort foods!  
Servings 12 tacos


  • 16 oz bag of dried black beans
  • 2 15 oz cans of stewed tomatoes don't drain
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeds removed - chopped
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 vegetable bouillon cubes optional, but recommended


  • Add all your ingredients to slow cooker, stir so everything is combined.
  • Cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!


If your beans aren't ready at 4 hours, cook for 30 minutes more.
If you have leftovers you can refrigerate for a few days or freeze them for months.