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Red Beans and Rice With Sausage

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Red Beans and Rice With Sausage

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 835 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 9.5 g
Protein 20 g

Servings and Times


Ingredients and Preparation

Long-grain white rice½ cup
Cooking spray
Cooked andouille sausage, diced3 ounces
Red bell pepper, diced½
White onion, diced¼
Cajun seasoning¼-1 teaspoon (depending on taste)
Dried thyme½ teaspoon
Dark kidney beans, drained and rinsed½ (16-ounce) can
Parsley, chopped2 tablespoons
  1. Directions
  2. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat and salt.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 3 minutes, until lightly browned. Transfer sausage to a bowl with a slotted spoon.
  4. Add bell pepper, onion, Cajun seasoning, and thyme to pan, and saute 3 minutes, or until onions are tender. Stir in sausage, beans, and parsley, and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  5. Stir sausage mixture together with cooked rice and serve.

3 starches; 1.5 high fat meat; 1 starch, 0.5 vegetable

Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad

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