Slow Cooker Rice

Slow Cooker Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 119.4
  • Total Fat: 1.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 40.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Introduction

Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients


Tips

I sometimes use my slow cooker as a "stall cooker." There are days that I need to run the boys out the door for practice and love to have dinner ready to go when we walk in the door. I don't have 4 or 8 hours to slow cook but don't want to wait 45 minutes for rice to cook. Bingo--I use the slow cooker. Two hours in a slow cooker and you will have fluffy brown rice for dinner.


No shallots? Use 1/2 small yellow onion instead.
Don't skip the step of boiling the stock--this will help break down the husk of the rice, which will prevent mushy rice.


Directions

Coat the slow cooker insert with nonstick cooking spray.

Bring vegetable stock to a boil in a small saucepan. Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker, cover and set on low heat. Cook for 2 hours.


Serving Size: Makes 8 1/2-cup servings

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  • 98 of 122 people found this review helpful
    I do not understand all the unnecessary remarks. Perhaps a rice cooker is easier; however, if you don't have one.....use a crockpot. My suggestion - if you don't have a positive comment....don't comment! Thanks & have a blessed day! - 6/27/12

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  • 32 of 37 people found this review helpful
    Mmmmm...going to have to try this! I bet it'd work great for a wild rice mix too! My mom always freezes her unused rice into small portions to use for a quick lunch or single serving supper...make up some stir fry veg or something and you're good to go! - 9/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    26 of 29 people found this review helpful
    I use my slow cooker all the time, but I don't cook rice often enough to need a rice cooker........so this is a great idea for me!!! Thanks for the wonderful suggestion!!! Darla - 9/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    24 of 26 people found this review helpful
    Just made this today and it is delicious!! I had to add about 25 minutes on to the time-that is probably because of my crock pot. - 5/9/12

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 21 people found this review helpful
    Great! I absolutely hate hanging around waiting for rice to cook. This way I can cook enough for a few meals, leave it and come back later knowing I haven't set the stove on fire because I forgot all about it. LOL! - 5/9/12

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