1Mix all ingredients together except tomatoes and olives in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
2Cover and cook on high heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until beans are tender.
3Stir in tomatoes and olives. <BR><BR><B>Note:</B> This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.