Crockpot Beans And Rice


Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 2:19 pm
By: News 9


Ingredients

1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup rice
1 can black beans
1 can pinto beans
1 can diced tomatoes (14.5 oz)
1 Tbsp dried onion flakes
1 tsp Cumin (optional)
1 tsp Chili Powder (optional)
1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place oil in bottom of the crockpot.
  2. Add rice and swirl in the oil to coat.
  3. Rinse beans together in a colander then add to the crockpot.
  4. Add 2 cups water to the top of the mixture.
  5. Add optional seasonings to your liking.
  6. Stir all ingredients together then cover with crockpot lid.
  7. Cook on high (3-4 hours) or low (6 hours).
  8. Meal is done when rice is tender.

HINT: Great to use with shredded chicken on tortillas. Add sausage or ground beef as an additional meal option. This is a very versatile recipe!