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Quick Skillet Red Beans and Rice

Prep time 26 mins
Total time 46 mins
Yield Makes 8 cups (serving size: 1 cup with 1 cup rice)

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound smoked turkey sausage, thinly sliced
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • 2 (16-oz.) cans light kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Hot cooked long-grain rice
  • Hot sauce (optional)
  • Garnish: finely chopped green onions, finely chopped red onion

Nutrition Information

  • calories 424
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 17.2 g
  • carbohydrate 79.5 g
  • fiber 7.6 g
  • cholesterol 25 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 804 mg
  • calcium 76 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook sausage and next 4 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring often, 5 minutes or until sausage browns. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in seasoning, beans, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes. Serve with hot cooked rice and, if desired, hot sauce. Garnish, if desired.