Crockpot Beans and Rice


Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 2:03 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)

Directions:

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!

Nutrition Facts per Serving (without meat)

* Calories: 258

* Protein: 7.7g

* Carbohydrates: 47.9g

* Fiber: 6.4g

* Total Sugars: 4.2g

* Total Fat: 4g

* Cholesterol: 0mg

Cook: 3-4 hours on High

Cook: 6 hours on Low

Servings: 6

Cook: 3-4 hours on High

Cook: 6 hours on Low

Servings: 6