Slow-Cooker Red Beans and Rice

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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

Note:

March 2011