5-6cupswater(enough to cover the beans completely)
Optional: fresh cilantro for garnish
Stir all ingredients together in the slow cooker. Add about 5-6 cups of water or as much is needed to fully immerse the beans.
Cover and set slow cooker to low. Cook for 12 hours, or until beans are nice and soft. Since slow cookers vary, cook times can vary as well.
Garnish with sliced jalapenos and cilantro if desired
Nutritional information is approximate and based on 10 serving of approximately 1/2-3/4 of a cup.Bacon can be added raw if time is short.Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 4 days, or in the freezer for 6 months.