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Prep time
10 minutes
Total time
4 hours
8 servings

1 1-lb bag dried black beans

1 teaspoon salt

1 large onion, roughly chopped

1 bay leaf

2 teaspoons dried epazote (optional)

1 slice bacon and drippings, cooked but not crisp (optional)

1 teaspoon salt

  1. Mix the black beans, salt, and 6 cups of cold water in a pot and bring to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Put the chopped onion, bay leaf, epazote, bacon/drippings in the crock pot. Pour the beans and cooking water into crock pot, cover, and turn to low.
  3. Cook for 4-8 hours or until beans are cooked to your liking. Cool beans and liquid, portion into containers, and freeze.

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