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Slow-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Yield Makes about 10 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried red kidney beans
  • 1/2 pound andouille smoked chicken sausage, thinly sliced
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 7 cups water
  • 3 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • Garnish: sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 397
  • fat 2.3 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 18.9 g
  • carbohydrate 74.4 g
  • fiber 11.3 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 5.6 mg
  • sodium 319 mg
  • calcium 99 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 8 ingredients in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 7 hours or until beans are tender.

  2. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions. Serve with red bean mixture. Garnish, if desired.

  3. Note: We tested with Aidells Organic Fully Cooked Cajun Style Andouille Smoked Chicken Sausage.