Slow cooker beans and rice

Heather Disarro

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Put that slow cooker to good use when it comes to satisfying staples. Beans and rice cook together to make a delicious side or main dish with little effort!

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Slow cooker red beans and rice

Serves 6 to 8


  • 3 cups cooked small red beans
  • 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles with the liquid
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon granulated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock


  1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 3 hours until the rice is tender and the liquid has all been absorbed.
  3. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.

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