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Red Kidney Beans over Rice

This tasty main dish from South America can be prepared by baking.
  Dry red beans 1 Pound (Small Size)
  Kidney beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Bacon drippings 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 4 , finely chopped
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Green onions 4 , chopped
  Green bell pepper 1
  Red bell pepper 1
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaves 4
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry rub 2 Tablespoon
  Andouille sausage 1 1⁄2 Pound (Aidells Cajun Style Andouille Sausage)
  Mushroom stock 8 Cup (128 tbs)

Soak beans in two separate bowls overnight. In a quart pot, cook the red kidney beans for one hour. Then, mash into a paste and continue to simmer over medium heat while preparing the rest of the dish. In a high-wall skillet, heat the bacon grease. Add garlic, green onions and sweet onions. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes until the onions are clear. Once they are clear, add bell peppers, red wine and seasonings. Cook for another 10 to 15 minutes. Next, add the sausage, mushroom stock, and red beans. Mix well and cook for two hours, slowly stirring and adding crushed red kidney beans. Serve hot over the top of some long grain rice.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Are there days when you are not sure of what to cook for dinner? An easy meal a Classic South American dish being prepared by Ken, showcasing the combination of beans and rice! A video to watch on how to create this dish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 703 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.6%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.3 mg30.1%

Sodium 961.5 mg40.1%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.3%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 39 g78.6%

Vitamin A 29.1% Vitamin C 105.2%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red Kidney Beans Over Rice Recipe Video