Crockpot Unfried Pinto Beans Equipment Required crockpot Ingredients · 6 c dry pinto beans, cleaned · 1 tsp Epazote (or Kombu seaweed) · 3 tbsp olive oil (or canola oil) · water · salt Directions Wash the beans thoroughly. Put the wet beans in the crock pot and fill it with water. Add 1 teaspoon of the Epazote or a 3-inch strip of Kombu.