Next if you have a crock pot place the washed black beans in the pot. Add enough water to cover them by an inch. I just stick my finger in to get a measurement. Cover and cook on high for 4.5 hours on high or low for 6-7 hours depending on the temperature of your crock pot. You may have to check for water if your beans soak all it up, but mine never do. Add salt afterwords to taste. That's it for plain black beans, but we never have them this way. If you like Chipotle style black beans keep reading for that recipe.
minutes. Check for doneness after 90 minutes.