Pinto Beans and Rice (Crockpot)

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Pinto Beans and Rice (Crockpot)

This is a wonderfully flavorful bean dish that’s made easy by cooking them in the crockpot.

2 cups pinto beans
1/3 cup salsa
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons each salt, chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon each cumin, oregano, pepper
3 bay leaves
1 cup dry rice

Rinse beans and put in crock pot. Cover with 2 inches water. Add all but rice and allow to cook 4 hours on high. Cook rice according to package directions and stir into bean mixture before serving.

Makes 6 servings.
323 calories, 62g carbs, 16g protein, 2g fat each.
$1.56 total, $0.26 per serving.

For meal with 1/2 cup boiled canned peas and 1/2 cup boiled fresh carrots.
$3.32 total, $0.55 per serving.

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One thought on “Pinto Beans and Rice (Crockpot)

  1. Yum! We are a bean eating family and always looking for new ideas!

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