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      Crockpot Mexican Beans and Rice with Spicy Meatballs
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      > 1 lb. extra-lean ground beef
      > 2 pkgs. taco seasoning mix
      > 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
      > 1/2 cup plain or seasoned bread crumbs
      > 1/3 cup finely chopped carrots
      > 3-1/2 cups water
      > 1 can sliced ripe olives (2-1/4 oz.), drained
      > 1 can (7-oz) diced green chilies (I used the 4-oz.

      size can)
      > 6 garlic cloves, minced (I would use less, but you decide)
      > 1 red bell pepper, diced
      > 2 cups white rice
      > 1 can kidney beans (15-oz), rinsed and drained
      >
      > To make the meatballs, in a medium bowl, combine the ground beef,
      > 1/2 pkg. taco seasoning mix, cilantro or parsley, bread crubs,
      > carrots, and 1/2 cup of the water. Mix to blend well.

      roll into 24
      > balls about 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Set aside.
      > For the beans and rice, in a 4- or 5-qt. crockpot, mix together the
      > remaining 3 cups of water with the remaining taco seasoning mix,
      > olives, green chilies, garlic, bell pepper and rice.

      Gently push the
      > meatballs down into the rice mixture.
      >
      > Cover and cook on Low for 4 hours or until the rice is just tender
      > and the meatballs are cooked through.
      >
      > Gently stir in the beans; cover and cook for 30 minutes longer.

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Dump Recipes Crockpot Mexican Beans and Rice with Spicy Meatballs