Red Beans and Rice With Sausage
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories390Total Fat5 gSaturated Fat2 gSodium835 mgTotal Carbohydrate62 gDietary Fiber9.5 gProtein20 g
Servings and Times
Servings2
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresLong-grain white rice½ cupCooking sprayCooked andouille sausage, diced3 ouncesRed bell pepper, diced½White onion, diced¼Cajun seasoning¼-1 teaspoon (depending on taste)Dried thyme½ teaspoonDark kidney beans, drained and rinsed½ (16-ounce) canParsley, chopped2 tablespoons
  • Directions
  • Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat and salt.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stir sausage mixture together with cooked rice and serve.



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

    Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad




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