Quick Red Beans and Rice

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Quick Red Beans and RiceRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

If you don't have Cajun seasoning, you can combine equal parts garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, ground red pepper, and dried oregano.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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1 teaspoon canola oil
3 ounces kielbasa, chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon salt-free Cajun seasoning
1 (16-ounce) can unsalted red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage; cook 4 minutes or until well browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in Cajun seasoning; cook 1 minute. Stir in beans and rice, and cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Created date

December 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 209
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 12 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 10 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 274 mg
Calcium 56 mg
Sugars 2 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g