Easy slow-cooker brown rice

Next week’s Stuffed Chard with Fresh Marinara, calls for brown rice as part of the stuffing. While much more filling and nutritious than white rice, it also tends to take quite a bit longer to prepare.

If you need to “hit the door eating” this week, save yourself some time by letting your slow-cooker do the work while you’re away. The rice will be ready and waiting for you when you get home!

Slow Cooker Brown Rice
Yield: 4 cups cooked rice
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 8 hr. 5 min.

  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth*
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • salt, to taste

Rub crock-pot/slow cooker lightly with butter. Pour in rice, water and salt. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.

Season with salt, if needed, before serving.

 *Chicken broth can be replaced with beef, seafood, vegetable broth, or water, depending on the entrée. When turned off, crockpot/slow cooker will keep rice warm for serving 2 to 3 hours.

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