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Slow Cooker Mojo Beef and Rice

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This is a sponsored post by Hunt’s tomatoes. All opinions are my own.

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

I’m always on the hunt for flavorful and easy slow cooker recipes because I’m a huge fan of throwing something into a pot and letting it do all the work. I haven’t whipped out my pressure cooker yet but I’m sure this recipe for slow cooker mojo beef and rice would work just wonderfully in a pressure cooker.

Not only do I love the simplicity of slow cooker recipes, I do love all the flavors melding together for hours on end. Nothing beats coming home from a long day at work and having your dinner practically begging you to devour it! Haha, that is one of many ways to be a winner in my book ;)

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice recipe is one of those recipes where there’s a lot of tang initially because of the marinade but it totally mellows out as it cooks. It’s got a lot of citrus in it and it would pair so well with a mojito or margarita or two!

I also used some Hunt’s Organic Diced Tomatoes in this recipe. I mainly used the diced tomatoes to top my individual bowl but I did add a bit into the marinade itself to give it some more flavor! I love that Hunt’s tomatoes has so many varieties of tomatoes out there, including their organic line. We all are very conscious of what we put in our bodies these days so the organic line is a great addition to the Hunt’s tomato family.

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

Instead of using chemicals, like lye* Hunt’s peels all its diced, whole, and stewed tomatoes using steam from simple hot water (the process is called FlashSteam™), and it means that no chemical by-products get put back into the earth! Hunt’s tomato products are 100% natural and non-GMO, with no artificial preservatives. The tomatoes are all grown in California, too! Knowing this about Hunt’s makes me feel good about serving these meals made with Hunt’s tomatoes to myself, family, and friends!

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

 

This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

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This slow cooker mojo beef and rice is an incredibly flavorful slow cooker meal that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Full of citrus flavor and a hint of spice! #HuntsDifference #ad

Slow Cooker Mojo Beef and Rice

Prep Time 8 hr Cook Time 8 hr Total Time 16 hrs
Serves 4 -6     adjust servings

This slow cooker mojo beef is a tangy, flavorful, and melt-in-your-mouth slow cooker meal for those that love using citrus in their cooking!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chuck roast
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 10 garlic cloves, coarsely mince
  • Fresh oregano, coarsely chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, de-seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Hunt's organic diced tomatoes
  • Kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Put the chuck roast into a large, resealable plastic bag.

  2. In a measuring glass, add the orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, garlic cloves, oregano, and jalapenos. Whisk.

  3. Add the liquid to the plastic bag with the chuck roast then add the diced tomatoes. Close and seal the plastic bag, shake and rub the marinade around the roast then place in a container (just to make sure if it leaks, it doesn't leak all over your fridge) and place in the refrigerator overnight or at least 8 hours.

  4. After marinading, add everything in the plastic bag into the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.

  5. Shred chuck roast then with a slotted spoon, scoop out beef and place in a thin layer on a large baking sheet covered with foil. Keep the liquid.

  6. Broil in the oven on high for 7-10 minutes (watching it carefully). This step is optional but I love the crispy burnt edges it gives and really brings out the flavor!

  7. Serve shredded beef over white rice and spoon extra liquid on top.

*Lye peeling is generally recognized as safe by the FDA and has no adverse effects on the healthfulness of tomatoes.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hunt’s tomatoes. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Posted on March 13, 2017

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  1. Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today
    03/13/2017 at 7:00 am

    I need slow cooker. I went thought the recipe because I thought that maybe somehow not, but now I have a new mission :D

  2. Sommer @aspicyperspective
    03/13/2017 at 7:45 am

    This looks and sounds delicious! I can’t wait to try this soon!

  3. Naomi
    03/13/2017 at 10:28 am

    I’m a huge slow cooker fan too. This one is so easy too!

    Love that the tomatoes are flashed steam!!!

  4. Heather Christo
    03/13/2017 at 10:54 am

    Yum! Looks delicious! I love that it’s cooked in a slow cooker!

  5. Maria
    03/14/2017 at 10:04 am

    I love it when the slow cooker can make my life easier!

  6. Kevin @ Closet Cooking
    03/14/2017 at 2:17 pm

    This beef looks good!

  7. Teresa
    03/22/2017 at 10:02 am

    How much fresh oregano did you use?

    • Julie
      03/22/2017 at 5:01 pm

      Oh sorry! I used about 3-4 sprigs and pull the leaves off and chop!

  8. Paulette Gleason
    03/23/2017 at 1:15 pm

    I am renting a home in Fl. and they do not have a crock pot, but they do have a large soup pot. I think I could slow cook this in the oven for 8 hrs at 250 or 300 degrees. I am going to try it for my Granddaughters Birthday.

    • Julie
      03/26/2017 at 8:57 am

      That’s a great idea and alternative, Paulette! I hope it worked out for you.

  9. Anna
    05/24/2017 at 5:39 pm

    I appreciate you posting this recipe. I was really excited to try it. It’s a great concept, but after I fixed it I realized how much it was lacking. It needs some grazy or something to punch up flavor. It just wasn’t for me!

  10. De
    08/03/2017 at 11:39 am

    What size crock pot would you recommend? Would this fit in a 3 or 4 qt crockpot, or does it need the big 6qt one?

    • Julie
      08/03/2017 at 7:39 pm

      Mine was a 6 qt. but you can do a 4 qt…it will fit :)

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