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Red Beans and Rice

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Red Beans and Rice

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cajun
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 544kcal


Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook brown rice according to package directions. While the rice cooks, halve sausage links lengthwise and slice.  Chop onion, celery, and bell pepper. Slice carrot and mince garlic.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high.  Add sausage; cook 5 minutes or until lightly browned.  Stir in onion, celery, bell pepper, carrot and garlic; cook 8 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse beans.  Mash 1/2 cup beans with a fork.  Add mashed beans, remaining 2 1/2 cups beans, chicken broth, and ground red pepper to sausage mixture. Bring to a simmer; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.  Stir in half the parsley and the vinegar.
  • Divide rice among 6 bowls; top evenly with bean mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining parsley.


Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Sodium: 461mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g
Keyword : dairy free, gluten-free, Red Beans and Rice, rice, sausage


Natalie Monson

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