slow cooker, vegan recipes

Vegan Beans and Rice

This super simple and tasty recipe is budget friendly and really a staple meal at my place. Just a handful of ingredients and a few hours to let it cook in a crock pot, and you’ll have enough for a few meals throughout the week!

Yield: 8 servings

IMG_20190411_095502299.jpgIMG_20190411_124733568.jpg

Ingredients:

1 can pinto beans

1 cup rice

4 celery stalks

1/2 white onion

1 green bell pepper

1 tbsp. paprika

2 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. onion powder

1 tsp. oregano

1 tsp. salt and pepper

2 1/2 cups of water

Preparation:

IMG_20190411_095502299.jpg

Wash and dice the onion, celery, and bell pepper and place into the crock pot.

Drain and rinse the beans and add into the pot. Add in the spices with 1/2 cup of water,  stir and let cook on high for 1 hour.

Add in the remaining 2 cups of water and the rice, stir and cover. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours on  high.

*Check periodically to see if the water has absorbed and test if the rice is cooked through….my crock pot  from the 70’s so it takes about 2 hours, your’s may vary in time. All the water should be absorbed and the rice cooked at this point.

Turn off the heat, dish out, and enjoy your rice and beans!

Let me know if you have tried this recipe, and comment below! You can also connect with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest under @noshchefjulie 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.