How To Cook Dried Pinto Beans?

How long do you cook pinto beans in a crock pot?

  • After adding the seasonings, cover pot and cook on high heat for 6 hours. If time permits, consider cooking pinto beans in a crock pot at low heat setting for 10 hours. For both cases, open lid after cooking period is over and check whether the beans are cooked well or not.

Do pinto beans have to be soaked before cooking?

Soaking beans before cooking is recommended to remove some of the sugars responsible for beans’ infamous digestive issues, and it’s also said to reduce cooking times.

How do I cook dried pinto beans?

To Cook Pinto Beans, first wash the dried beans and remove any bad beans. Then, pre-soak overnight OR boil on medium high for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse very well. Then cook the beans over medium low heat at a simmer in water or stock (best flavor) with seasonings until pinto beans are tender (about 2-3 hours).

How do I cook dried pinto beans fast?


  • Put the beans in a pot and pour in water to cover them by 2 in (5 cm).
  • Bring the covered pot of water to a boil.
  • Turn off the burner and let the beans rest for 1 hour.
  • Stir in the salt and bring the beans to a boil.
  • Simmer the uncovered beans for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

How do you cook dried beans without soaking?

How to cook dried beans without soaking

  1. Rinse dry beans and place in an oven-safe pot.
  2. Fill water to cover beans by two or three inches and add salt.
  3. Cover with a heavy lid and bake for 2 hours at 375°.
  4. Check for doneness with a taste-test; bake longer, in 30-minute increments, if needed.