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Slow Cooker Black Beans with Tomatoes

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black beans in a bowl
Photo: Diana Rattray
This is an easy recipe for crockpot black beans with tomatoes and peppers. It's made with canned black beans, along with sauteed vegetables, tomatoes, and spicy seasonings.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large green or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 can (28 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1 cup V-8 juice
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 small jalapeno or serrano chile pepper, seeds and membranes removed, minced, optional
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste


In a skillet over medium high heat, heat oil; add onions, bell pepper and garlic. Sauté vegetables until tender. Spoon vegetables into slow cooker.

Add remaining ingredients except salt and pepper. Cook on low 5 to 7 hours, or until stew is thick. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with rice or warm flour tortillas.
Serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
Honey, Please Make This Again!, Member Bettyboopntn37174

This was an easy recipe to make from ingredients found on hand. It filled the house with a great aroma. I served it over rice in a bowl. And when my husband ate it, he said I definitely had to make it again! So it is a winner!

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