Saturday, January 9, 2010

Crock-pot cheapy - Cheesy, Bacon, Rice

This serves 8 people. Turn on the slow cooker or crock pot onto the ‘high’ setting for 2 hours.

4 cups of cooked rice [left overs are fine]
4 large onions rough chopped, fried in olive oil with a tablespoonful of chopped garlic, one tablespoonful of Herbes de Provence, ground mixed peppercorns, cooked until caramelized [about 12 minutes]
8 eggs beaten with one cup of full cream milk
6 ounces of grated sharp Cheddar
10 ounce block of frozen, chopped spinach thawed with the water squeezed out
8 ounces of bacon, cooked, drained of fat and chopped finely

Mix all the ingredients together and stir thoroughly in the slow cooker or crock pot. Wait patiently for ages or go and do something more interesting instead while I do the washing up.

Most people prefer the top browned under the grill / broiler. If one or two people do not like a ‘burnt’ top then you can place a piece of greased foil [aluminium] or a metallic butter paper [butter side down] over the part that you wish to remain perfect.


Erika K from Gluten Free Diet Guide said...

That looks beautiful! I have bad flashbacks about spinach from my elementary school days, but this looks truly wonderful. And I'm all about using my crock pot lately, so I'm adding this to my "will try it probably before Christmas" list.

Omaha Mama said...

Oh yum. Gonna have to try that one, pronto!

Jude said...

Might have to give this recipe a go, sounds delicious.

Attila the Mom said...

That looks like something my guys would really love. Anything with cheese! LOL