Slow Cooker Spanish Rice


Easy, quick Spanish rice in a slow cooker.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins


  • 2 pounds ground beef or chuck

  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes

  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 cup uncooked converted rice

  • 2 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 2 ½ teaspoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce


  1. Place ground beef in a large skillet. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease. Transfer beef to a slow cooker.

  2. Combine tomatoes, green pepper, water, tomato sauce, onions, rice, salt, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce in the slow cooker. Stir thoroughly.

  3. Cover and cook until rice is tender, on Low for 6 to 8 hours or High for 3 to 5 hours.

Cook's Note:

Add 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper to give it a spicy kick!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

399 Calories
18g Fat
38g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 1429mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 50mg 252%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 717mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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