Easy Slow Cooker Spanish Rice

Easy Slow Cooker Spanish Rice I’m constantly asked to make this tasty dish and why not? It is a hearty meal in itself, perfect for game day or when you don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen. I will usually serve it with cheesy homemade garlic bread.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 3 hrs 5 mins

    TOTAL : 3 hrs 15 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until lightly browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard fat.

  • Transfer beef to a slow cooker. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, green bell peppers, water, onions, rice, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, and hot sauce. Cook on High until rice is tender, about 3 hours. Serve in bowls and top with Cheddar cheese.

Per Serving: 403 calories; protein 26.6g; carbohydrates 31.5g; fat 19.1g; cholesterol 85.8mg; sodium 660.1mg. You can use beef chuck or sirloin instead of ground beef, if desired.