Spicy Black Beans and Rice With Mangoes (Crock Pot)

Total Time
6hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 hrs

This is so good and it's easy too. This recipe was found in Fresh From the Vegetarian Slow Cooker.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapeno, cover, and cook 5 minutes until softened.
  3. Add in seasonings, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Transfer mixture into a 3 1/2 to 4 quart slow cooker.
  5. Add bean, water, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  6. Stir well.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  8. Add the cooked rice and the mangoes.
  9. Allow to cook another 10 minutes.
  10. Serve and enjoy.


Most Helpful

This was really good - I added some red pepper flakes to increase the heat a little. Because I kept the crockpot on after adding the mangoes, they had time to stew a little, which made the bean mixture a little sweeter and really brought everything together. Next time, I'll add them about an hour before the cooking time is over.

likestocooklovestoeat March 10, 2010

This is a great vegetarian recipe. I followed the recipe, almost exactly. The only thing I did differently was to add two tablespoons of cumin, to make it a bit more spicy, and I added the mango right at the 1 hour mark with the rices. It was the perfect amount of spice to sweet. My three-year-old son ate three servings of this (large servings). Thanks you for a nutritious, delicious meal Dreamer! I must say, I have been enjoying all of your recipes this week! Made for team Tasty Testers for The Caribbean Islands round during ZWT9. :)

ElizabethKnicely August 02, 2013

I don't use my slow cooker often enough but this recipe gives me a great reason to use it more! After reading the review I used an extra large onion, quadrupled the cumin and doubled the rest of the spices. I didn't want to cook the rice separately so I used 1 cup of dry brown rice plus 2 extra cups of water from the start. I cooked it for about 3 hours on high heat. By that time the rice was finally getting cooked so I turned it down to low and added one of the mangoes. I cooed on low for another hour and added the second mango right before serving. I love spicy food and this was plenty spicy. I used jarred jalepeno slices that I chopped up instead of a fresh jalepeno. My husband also thought this was a great dish.

querian June 24, 2012

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a