Thursday, December 4, 2008

Veggie Rice


Any easy way to get in those veggies :)

Veggie Rice
{Print Recipe}

2 cans of veggie or chicken broth
1 can crushed tomatoes, undrained
2-3 large carrots, sliced
1 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/4s
1 yellow pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1-2 garlic cloves, to taste, minced
1/4 C chopped onion
salt, pepper, to taste
1-3 teaspoons of basil, to taste
1-3 teaspoons Italian seasoning
2 C brown rice, uncooked (slow cook)

Combine rice, broth and tomatoes in the crockpot and cool for about an hour on low. Then, add in all the veggies and seasonings; cook until rice is done and veggies are tender (about 2 more hours). Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and enjoy.

*Check the tenderness of the veggies after about an hour... this may cook faster in your crockpot, and it will be mushy if the veggies are over done.

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