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Red Beans and Rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword dairy free, gluten-free, Red Beans and Rice, rice, sausage
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 544kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 8 link chicken apple sausage
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 stalk celery
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 10 clove garlic
  • 30 ounce kidney beans, canned
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper/chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar, red wine

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