Crocked Brown Rice on a Budget

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by Hajar Elizabeth

I threw this together and prayed! I am paid in 2 days and needed a good, easy and economical meal with what I had on hand. You can use regular corn and change the spicing to go Italian, Spanish, Mexican etc. I loved what came out and well enough to add to my 'weekend cook for the week' menu. You can also add chicken or any leftover meat to this and shrimp would work as well if added near the end of cooking. This is the only recipe I have ever posted where I will say ''use it as a springboard.'' I can tell you one thing; I have never had more fluffy or soft brown rice in my life. c.\2007

Top Review by mmrflynn

I was hesitant to make this, but I had the ingredients and added more leftovers. It was awesome. I had taco meat, unseasoned and browned ground beef, a jar or homemade salsa, ranch style beans to name a few. I also used white long grain rice. It was delicious and made a ton. Lots of leftovers. Didn't add some of the raw vegetables as I had a lot already cooked in the added ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all to the crockpot and stir to combine.
  2. Cook on high 2.5 to 3 hours.
  3. Stir gently and serve.
  4. This completely fills a 4qt. crockpot when done.

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