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Easy Slow Cooker Rice and Beans is the perfect side dish or vegetarian meal you can make in the slow cooker with just a few ingredients.
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Slow Cooker Rice and Beans

Slow Cooker Rice and Beans is the perfect side dish or vegetarian meal you can make in the slow cooker with just a few ingredients.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Slow Cooker Rice and Beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 311kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2 14 oz cans black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Arborio Rice
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 cup chunky mild salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder optional
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest

Instructions

  • Add rinsed and drained beans, rice, water, salsa, cumin, taco seasoning, garlic powder, chili powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 3-5 hours.
  • Check after 3 hours, stir and if needed add 1/4 cup of water more.
  • Once ready, stir in lime zest.
  • Top with homemade or store-bought Pico de Gallo and serve in bowls, topped with sour cream, avocado and extra Pico de Gallo.
  • Or serve as a burrito filling!
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 233IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 5mg