crock pot before cooking:
crock pot after 5 hours:
Healthy, easy make ahead dinner in the crock pot! What could be better than that! :-)
1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 10oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained (mild...i used rotel)
3/4 cup frozen corn
1 cup dried barley
2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 garlic cloved, minced
1/4 of a large red onion, diced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Combine beans, canned tomatoes, barley, broth, corn, spices, garlic, and red onion in crock pot and mix well. Put crock pot on low and cook for 4-5 hours until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in cilantro.
Make burritos with a spoonful of bean barley mixture from the crock pot in the middle of a tortilla then top with toppings, roll up and enjoy!