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.
Servings 6 servings
- 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
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!
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