Here are our picks for The BEST Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Black Beans and Rice Recipes and this collection includes both vegetarian recipes and some that use meat.
Black Beans and Rice is a classic combination that’s a part of the food culture in many parts of the world, and if you you like those ingredients I bet this collection of The BEST Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Black Beans and Rice Recipes is going to have more than one recipe you’ll want to try! Here you’ll find black beans and rice served as bowl meals, Mexican bowls, or burrito bowls plus peppers stuffed with black beans and rice, Black Bean and Rice Soup, and a delicious looking salad meal with black beans and rice made in the Instant Pot.
And there are options for the slow cooker or the Instant Pot so everyone can choose the cooking method they prefer. All photos are copyrighted to the blog that posted the recipe; just click the recipe title under any photo to see the complete recipe on the original blog. And enjoy! Imagine you’re eating your black beans and rice in Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, or Mexico if you’d like to really have fun with it!
Instant Pot Brown Rice and Black Beans from Cozy Peach Kitchen is made with dry black beans and brown rice and sounds perfect for a week of meal prep. The Brown Rice and Black Beans cook in just 30 minutes in the Instant Pot so it would make a great last-minute dinner recipe for those extra busy days.
Slow Cooker Spicy Brown Rice and Black Bean Cheesy Bowl from Kalyn’s Kitchen starts with black beans, brown rice, green chiles, onions and savory spices. As it slowly cooks the flavor deepens and melds together. Then about thirty minutes before serving Kalyn cuts up string cheese sticks and gently stirs the pieces into the rice and beans mixture. And this easy meal is gluten-free and South Beach Diet friendly!
Instant Pot Black Beans and Rice from My Plant Based Family is a pretty simple recipe that comes together quickly. The dry black beans and brown rice cook together in the Instant Pot and are cooked to perfection in just 28 minutes.
Karen says this Instant Pot Mexican Black Beans and Rice from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking is the easiest and tastiest rice ever! The brown rice and black beans are cooked with salsa, garlic salt, a bay leaf, and cumin and it only takes about 40 minutes from start to finish in the Instant Pot.
Slow Cooker Vegan Brown Rice Mexican Bowls from Kalyn’s Kitchen are a delicious dish with just enough spicy flavors to make it interesting! Please don’t skip the Poblano-Avocado salsa!
Slow Cooker Cuban-Style Black Beans and Rice from Andrea Meyers combines black beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes, and a few tasty spices (including cumin and oregano) to create that south-of-the-border flavor loved by so many! These Cuban-style black beans cook for 8 hours in the slow cooker so when you get home from work all you have to do is cook the rice!
Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Mexican Stuffed Peppers from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking have black beans and rice in a tasty stuffed pepper that can be vegetarian or made with meat!
Instant Pot Black Beans and Rice with Avocado Salsa from Cookin Canuck comes together easily and is healthy and economical. Top the beans and rice with a squeeze of lime juice and some colorful Avocado Salsa for a delicious vegan meal that everyone will love.
Slow Cooker Rice and Beans from Sweet and Savory Meals makes a great side dish or a full vegetarian meal. It is hearty, budget friendly, and can also be used for filling in a burrito or in a bowl with your favorite toppings.
Slow Cooker Black Bean and Rice Soup with Lime and Cilantro from Kalyn’s Kitchen is an ultra popular soup that everyone seems to like, and this recipe can be vegan if you make it with vegetable stock!
Instant Pot Mexican Chicken Rice Bowls from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking have chicken, black beans, rice, corn, tomatoes, and lots of other tasty ingredients to make a bowl that’s loaded with flavor.
Instant Pot Rice and Beans from I Food Real uses ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry. Black beans and brown rice cook together in the Instant Pot for just 22 minutes. Olena says you don’t need to soak the beans, “and don’t even think about sauteing the onion. Food cooked under pressure comes out more flavorful than cooked on the stovetop. Sauteing IS NOT necessary with Instant Pot, in most cases.”
Instant Pot Rice and Beans from A Mind”Full” Mom is made with brown rice, dried beans, and the perfect combination of seasonings. Kristen uses red beans here but says that red beans, black beans, or pinto beans all work in this recipe. This would be a great vegetarian entree, filling for a burrito, or a perfect side dish, don’t you think?
Pressure Cooker Spicy Brown Rice Black Bean Salad from Pressure Cooking Today is full of color and lots of great textures, and included with the recipe is a tasty lime dressing that adds a spicy kick to the salad. Serve as a main dish on a bed of spinach with some tortilla chips for a perfect light lunch or dinner.
Instant Pot Burrito Bowls from Diethood have ground turkey, black beans, rice, corn, and lots of tasty flavor-enhancing toppings for a delicious meal in a bowl!
Have you cooked Black Beans and Rice in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot? Tell us in the comments about what you made!