Frijoles (Pinto Beans)

Course : Crockpot
Serves: 4
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1 1/2 pounds pinto beans
1 teaspoon salt pork -- cubed
1/2 teaspoon comino
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can tomato sauce
1 bunch cilantro -- diced
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 clove garlic
2 medium ripe tomatoes
1 small white onion

Preparation / Directions:

Soak beans in water at least 6 hours. Grind the garlic with comino and pepper if you prefer. Before cooking, add salt pork, ground spices and garlic clove to the beans. Cook beans in slow cooker at high until tender. Be sure to check that they are always full with water. Once tender, lower heat to medium low. Dice tomatoes and onion. Add to beans along with cilantro. Let cook for 10 minutes and add tomato sauce and salt.

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