An entire meal will be ready to go when you get back home with this recipe. Crockpot beef recipes highlight this most often. A lot of the beef recipes ask you only to toss the ingredients into the crockpot and set it to high. In fact, you can make a classic, comforting recipe like this slow cooker beef and brown rice recipe.
Slow cookers make cooking dinner so much easier. There are so many recipes that allow you to just toss the ingredients in a crockpot and call it a day. It is easier than ever to spice things up with the right crockpot dinner recipes like this easy slow cooker beef and brown rice recipe.
Slow cooker beef and brown rice recipes bring out the natural flavors in a dish because of the cooking process and long simmer time. Recipes like this also provide you with a great meal that everyone, even fussy eaters can enjoy. In fact, that is what makes this slow cooker beef and brown rice recipe one of the best crockpot recipes.
You can use your favorite pasta sauce in this recipe as well. We use basil and tomato pasta sauce here, but you can go with any type of red pasta sauce you like. In fact, change it to a five-cheese blend and you have a different dish. I hope you enjoy this Slow Cooker Beef and Brown Rice as much as our family does.
Slow Cooker Beef and Brown Rice Ingredients
Like many other slow cooker recipes, the list of ingredients for this one is long as well. First, you’ll want to start with some ground beef and brown rice. The rest of the ingredients will add flavor and enhance the flavor from other ingredients.
Bell peppers, tomatoes, pepper, salt, allspice, olive oil and you could add some Parmesan cheese as well. Altogether, these things will make for an amazing meal.
Pour one tablespoon of olive oil in saute pan and brown meat thoroughly. I used my slow cooker that browns as well to cook the meat and then transitioned to slow cooking.
Add salt, pepper, and Allspice to meat as you cook.
Slice peppers into half inch wide strips.
When thoroughly cooked, transfer to slow cooker and add two jars of pasta sauce, peppers, and one can of diced tomatoes. Cook on low for two hours.
Cook brown rice according to directions.
Serve beef mixture over rice and top with Parmesan cheese.
As you can see, this recipe is an extremely easy recipe and maybe one of the quickest crockpot dinner recipes you will find. Only 2 hours of cooking time and you still get an amazing and delicious meal.
Slow Cooker Beef and Brown Rice
- 2 Lbs Ground Beef or Sirloin
- 2 Jars Basil and Tomato Pasta Sauce
- 2 Cups Brown Rice
- 1 Red Bell Pepper Sliced into Strips
- 1 Yellow Bell Pepper Sliced into Strips
- 4 Roma Tomatoes Chopped
- 1/4 Tsp Pepper
- 1 Tsp AllSpice
- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
- Salt To Taste
- Pepper To Taste
- Parmesan Cheese For Topping
- Pour one tablespoon of olive oil in sauté pan and brown meat thoroughly. I used my slow cooker that browns as well to cook the meat and then transitioned to slow cooking.
- Add salt, pepper, and Allspice to meat as you cook.
- Slice peppers into half inch-wide strips.
- When thoroughly cooked, transfer to slow cooker and add two jars of Bertolli Basil and Tomato pasta sauce, peppers, and one can of diced tomatoes. Cook on low for two hours.
- Cook brown rice according to directions.
- Serve beef mixture over rice and top with parmesan cheese.
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