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Bayou Red Beans and Rice

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  Dried kidney beans 1 Pound
  Low fat smoked sausage 6 Ounce, halved lengthwise and sliced
  Cooking spray 1
  Chopped onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced green onions 1 Cup (16 tbs), divided
  Chopped green bell pepper 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Minced fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Cajun seasoning 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 4 Teaspoon
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Hot cooked long grain rice 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Cooked Without Salt Or Fat)

1. Sort and wash beans; place in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water to 2 inches above beans; bring to a boil, and cook 2 minutes. Remove Dutch oven from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain beans.
2. Combine beans, 6 cups water, and sausage in Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, celery, 3/4 cup green onions, and next 3 ingredients; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Add onion mixture, Cajun seasoning, and next 7 ingredients to beans; stir well. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour and 5 minutes or until beans are tender. Discard bay leaves. Serve with rice; sprinkle with remaining green onions. Garnish with oregano sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Rice, Bean
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2799 Calories from Fat 185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.7%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g28.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75 mg25%

Sodium 4260.5 mg177.5%

Total Carbohydrates 512 g170.6%

Dietary Fiber 102.8 g411.2%

Sugars 41.9 g

Protein 151 g301.7%

Vitamin A 242.8% Vitamin C 416.4%

Calcium 87.6% Iron 232.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bayou Red Beans And Rice Recipe