Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Beans and Rice recipe? Learn how to make Red Beans and Rice using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by the_dragon

Makes 6 servings



A one pot pulse dish, it also needs a large celery stalk, chopped and a bay leaf

Recipe Ingredients for Red Beans and Rice

450 g dried red kidney beans
1 1/2 l stock
3 tbs vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
225 g smoked sausage or ham chunks
2 tbs chopped garlic
2 tbs mixed herbs
25 g chopped parsley

Recipe Directions for Red Beans and Rice

  1. Soak the beans overnight. Drain the beans and place in a large saucepan, with the stock, over a low heat.

  2. Coat a frying pan with oil and saute the onion, celery and smoked sausage or ham chunks for 10 minutes.

  3. Add the onion and sausage mixture to the beans and bring to a boil. Add the garlic, bay leaf, and all purpose seasoning. Reduce to a simmer for 3 hours or until beans are creamy. Add more stock if necessary so the pan does not become dry. Remove the bay leaf, stir in the parsley and serve over cooked rice.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, American-Southern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 409.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
467
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
1101mg
46%
Potassium
1229mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
50.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
12.2g
49%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 11% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
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