Take approximately 1 lb of black beans and soak them overnight. In in morning place in the crockpot. Chop one onion and place in the crockpot with the beans. Mince 2 cloves of garlic and add that to the crockpot as well. And 1 tablespoon of this:
It is basically Mexican Chicken bouillon. You can find it in the Mexican section of the grocery store. If you have regular chicken bouillon, that will work as well – just adjust quantities to match what the package says (appropriate amount to match the water you have in the crockpot)
Add about 8 cups or so of water so that water level is about 1 inch or more above the beans. No need to be exact. If they need more water while cooking add more water. Place lid on crockpot and cook on low until beans are tender. Usually about 8 hours or more.
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