Salty Beans and Onion Garlic Rice Recipe On a Budget

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Salty Beans and Onion Garlic Rice Recipe

This Beans and rice recipe is a hit with our whole family, even my 16 month old that is the pickiest eater I have ever seen!  It is really simple, really frugal and SUPER YUMMY!


Beans and Rice Recipes

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Salty Beans

6 cups dried pinto beans
2 onions Chopped
Water to the top of the crockpot

  1. Add All Items to a crockpot
  2. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
  3. 1 hour before serving salt to taste. You want to make it taste like a broth type of sauce

Beans and Rice Recipes


Garlic Onion Mexican Rice

1 TBS Olive Oil
4 cloves garlic, pressed with a garlic press or minced if you don’t have a press
1 onion, chopped
2 cups rice

  1. Saute garlic and 1 chopped onion in the bottom of a stock pan with olive oil.
  2. When onions are translucent add 2 cups of rice and Stir until slightly browned.
  3. Add water according to package directions and bring to a boil.
  4. Once water is boiling add salt by small increments until it tastes like broth. (just keep tasting. You will know when it all of a sudden tastes yummy)
  5. Turn heat down to low, cover until water is absorbed.

Serve Beans over rice with a salad on the side for a meal.  We just have the beans and rice some nights.  This is a very yummy and filling recipe that costs less then $5 for our whole family!

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