Recipe: Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

This is a great well known dish in the south. If you are not used to spicy foods, or you would like it a little less spicy, you can use a milder sausage (vs. Hot Link) and leave out the Cayenne Pepper.

Ingredients:

1/4 c Olive Oil
3 Tbs Dried Minced Onion
1/4 tsp Dried Minced Garlic
2 Stalks Celery, sliced
1 lb. Hot Link Sausage, sliced
2 – 14 oz. cans Diced Tomato (with liquid)
2 c Rice, uncooked
2 Bay Leaves, crushed
1 Tbs Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbs Parsley, dried
1 tsp Thyme, dried
1/2 tsp Sage, dried
1 tsp Cajun Seasoning
2 cans Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
4 c Chicken Stock

Cajun Seasoning (makes 1 tsp)
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1/8 tsp Oregano
1/8 tsp Paprika
1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
1/8 tsp Black Pepper
1/8 tsp Garlic Powder
1/8 tsp Chili Powder

Instructions:

In a large pot, saute the onion, garlic, and celery in hot oil until the onion is translucent. Add tomato and sausage, cook for a few minutes before adding in the rice and all the seasonings. Sir and cook a few more minutes to blend the spices throughout. Add kidney beans and chicken stock. Simmer until the rice is fully cooked, about 30 minutes.

If you like my Red Beans and Rice, you’ll love my other Recipes!

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