I have made Red Beans and Rice many, many times thru my cooking days, and this was the easiest time yet. It was actually very good and tasted as if it had been an all day project (at least, to me) and DH said he thought it was great also. This will be my "go to" recipe from now on.
* Exported from MasterCook *
Quick Red Beans and Rice
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Categories : Poultry
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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Yield: Makes about 7 cups (serving size: about 1 cup bean mixture and 1
2 (16-oz.) cans light kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 pound andouille smoked chicken sausage, thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
2 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
3 cups uncooked long-grain rice
Garnish: sliced green onions
1. Sauté sausage and next 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium-high
heat 10 minutes or until sausage is browned. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute.
Add beans, Creole seasoning, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce
heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions. Serve with red
bean mixture. Garnish, if desired.
Note: We tested with Aidells Organic Fully Cooked Cajun Style Andouille
Smoked Chicken Sausage.
Fat:3.5g (sat 1g,mono 0.2g,poly 0.2g)
"Southern Living, MARCH 2011"