Source: Crockpot Cooking

Arizona Chuck Wagon Beans
If you and your family love beans then try this.
Rating:
Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours

 

 
1 pound pinto beans, or dried navy beans
6 cups water
1/4 pound salt pork, diced
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 pounds chuck steak, cubed
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon oregano, crumbled
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
8 ounces tomato sauce




Pick over beans and rinse well. Combine beans and water in a large
kettle. Bring to boiling; cover; cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat
and let stand 1 hour then pour into slow cooker. Brown salt pork
in a large skillet; remove with a slotted spoon to cooker; saute
onion, garlic and green pepper in pan drippings; remove with
slotted spoon to cooker. Brown beef, a few pieces at a time in
pan drippings; remove to cooker with slotted spoon; stir in salt,
oregano, red pepper, cumin and tomato sauce. Add more water, if
necessary to bring liquid level above beans. Cook on low for 10
hours or on high for 6 hours, or until beans are tender.