Slow Cooker Pinto Beans with Smoked Sausage

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans with Sausage

Slow Cooker Pinto Beans with Sausage - made with peppers, onions and smoked sausage, these are truly flavorful and delicious. A total comfort food meal! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Calories 509kcal
Author Tempie


  • 2 cups of dried pinto beans , sorted and rinsed
  • water to soak the beans
  • 1 medium white onions , diced
  • 1 poblano pepper , diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper , diced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 1 (14 oz) package of smoked sausage (organic if possible), sliced into 1/2 inch rounds
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups of water
  • sea salt to taste


  • The night before you plan to make the beans, place into a large bowl, add water to cover by at least an inch over the beans. Let soak overnight or for at least 8 hours. Drain and rinse before adding to the slow cooker.
  • Place all the ingredients but the salt into the slow cooker, cover and let cook for 8-10 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high. When beans are tender, taste, add salt, then serve.


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