how to cook white beans in a crock pot

how to cook white beans in a crock pot

How to Cook White Beans in a Crock Pot

Cooking white beans in a Crock Pot is easy and they make a great addition to a variety of dishes. Here’s how to cook delicious white beans in your Crock Pot:


  • 1 pound of dried white beans
  • 4-5 cups of water or broth
  • 1 teaspoon of salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil (optional)
  • Any other seasonings to taste


  1. First, rinse your beans thoroughly and pick out any stones or debris that may have gotten in with the beans.
  2. Then put the beans in the Crock Pot and add enough water or broth to cover the beans by about an inch.
  3. Add salt, chili powder, and any other seasonings you like.
  4. Optional: Add a tablespoon of olive oil for added flavor.
  5. Place the lid on the Crock Pot and set it to low heat. The beans will cook for 2 to 4 hours, depending on their size.
  6. Once the beans are cooked, drain off any excess liquid and they are ready to serve.

White beans cooked in a Crock Pot are a great way to make a nutritious dish. They can be used as a side dish, in a soup, or as an ingredient in a variety of other dishes. Enjoy your delicious white beans!