Freezer Friendly Spanish Rice and Beans


Spanish Rice and Beans

This recipe is super fast and easy to make. Simple directions allow for an easy meal prep, with little dishes to clean afterwards.

With a simple prep time, you can spend more time doing things you love with your family, or yourself 🙂

This is a recipe you MUST try!

Whether you are making it as a freezer meal, or making it tonight, this recipe is a must try. Super fast and easy, this recipe is perfect for beginners that are looking to get into freezer meal prep.

Super quick prep, and clean up, allows you to have more time to do other fun things around your house, instead of stressing about dinner. Simply dump the contents of your freezer bag into your crockpot and let it cook for you. Enjoy the time saving benefits of Freezer Meal Spanish rice and beans being cooked right in front of your eyes.

Why you will love this dish.

  • Delicious and simple
  • 5 minute prep
  • Kid approved
  • Freezer friendly
  • Taste buds satisfied

The ingredients you will need to use to make Spanish Rice and Beans.

  • Olive Oil
  • Butter
  • Black Beans
  • Onion
  • Basmati Rice
  • Water
  • Tomatos
  • Chili Powder
  • Cumin
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Salt
  • Dried Oregano

What should I serve with my Spanish Rice and Beans?

How do you make this Recipe? 👇  

Spanish Rice and Beans

This Spanish Rice and Beans is so tasty and delicious. The rice and bean mixture goes together great with many other dishes. WIth fast prep and freezer friendly, you will enjoy making this recipe and using whenever it is needed.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, spanish
Keyword: Crockpot Spanish Rice, Easy Spanish Rice, How to Make Spanish Rice and Beans, Spanish Rice Recipe
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 Gallon Freezer Bags


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 14.5 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 2 cup basmati rice rinsed
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or two large garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano


Freezer Prep Directions

  • Label Gallon Freezer bag with recipe name, cooking from frozen directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
  • Add all ingredients, except black beans and water, into labeled gallon freezer bag.
  • Seal bag, removing as much air as possible, and freeze for up to three months. 

Cooking Directions

  • haw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is OK).
  • Dump contents of gallon freezer bag into slow cooker and add water.
  • Cook on low for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. (Add in your beans, rinsed and drained, during the last 30 minutes of cook time.
  • Stir and serve.

Are we friends yet? 👇

FREE Printable Meal Planner to help you get started today. 👇


If you like this recipe you may also like…

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating