Nothing takes the chill out of a cold winter night like a good hearty meal. Slow cooker Beans and Rice is so simple to make, just toss it all together and set the temperature. You’ll fill up fast and warm up in a hurry. Leftovers are great as sides for your next meal or wrapped up in a tortilla shell for lunch.


  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 medium pepper, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper
  • 2 cans of dark red kidney beans
  • 3 cups of chicken broth
  • 2 cups of long grain brown rice


  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker.
  2. Cook for 6 to 8 hours on low OR on high for 3 to 4 hours.

Additional Notes:

This dish may require a little extra attention, stirring as often as possible. You can also toss in some sausage or pre-cooked ham, turkey or ground beef to alter the recipe.

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