Quick and Easy Red Beans and Rice

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 30 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 or 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 lb. ham
  • 1/4 lb. smoked sausage
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 cup chicken or beef broth
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans red kidney beans
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • Cooked rice
  • Hot sauce

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oil in large heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, pepper, celery and garlic. Cook 5 minutes, stirring often, until vegetables are soft.

  • Step 2

    ADD ham, sausage, bay leaf and thyme. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often.

  • Step 3

    ADD broth or water, beans, salt, cayenne and pepper. Bring to a simmer; cook about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 4

    SERVE over cooked rice. Garnish with chopped onions and hot sauce.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 430
  • Calories from Fat120g
  • Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 1260mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 56g
  • Dietary Fiber 7g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 19g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet