Cook:4 hrs to 5 hrs (low) or 2 to 2-1/2 hours (high)
Spinach-Basil Brown Rice Risotto
Coat a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In the prepared cooker combine rice, sweet pepper, and salt. Pour the water over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until rice is tender.
Stir spinach, basil, pine nuts, oil, lemon peel, and garlic into mixture in cooker until spinach is wilted. If desired, top with cheese. Serve with a piece of grilled chicken or fish, or increase the portion slightly for a main-dish meal.