Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice



Makes 10 cups (serving size: 1 cup with 1 cup rice)
Total time: 6 Hours, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Total: 6 Hours, 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 422
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.2 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 21.5 g
Carbohydrate 76.4 g
Fiber 12.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 6.1 mg
Sodium 530 mg
Calcium 113 mg


1 pound dried red beans
3/4 pound frozen meatless smoked sausage, thawed and thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 sweet onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
Hot cooked long-grain rice
Hot sauce (optional)
Garnish: finely chopped green onions, finely chopped red onion


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

2. Serve red bean mixture with hot cooked rice, and, if desired, hot sauce. Garnish, if desired.