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Red Beans And Rice With Andouille Sausage

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This Cajun red beans and rice recipe video is an easy recipe for Cajun red beans that can be served with rice. Cooked with red kidney beans, onions and bell peppers, the Cajun red beans are savory, spicy, filling, easy to prepare and has got a lot of flavor to it.
Ingredients
  Dry red kidney beans 16 Ounce (1 packet)
  Andouille sausage/Any other sausage 2 Large
  Seasoning blend of onions, celery and bell peppers 16 Ounce (1 packet)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (for frying)
  Garlic 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Bay leaves 3
  Tobasco sauce 5 Drop
  Cajun seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (for garnishing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Soak the dry red beans overnight in a big bowl full of 6 cups of water.

MAKING
2. Next day drain the red beans and place them into a slow cooker. Cover again with 6 cups of water. Turn the heat setting on High.
3. In a pan heat the olive oil and cook the sausages on a medium to high heat for about 15 minutes till they turn to a golden brown colour.
4. Once they are done, transfer them to a paper towel to soak the excess oil.
5. In the same pan, saute the seasonings on a medium heat for a minute or two till they are translucent.
6. Meanwhile, slice up the sausages.
7. Once the seasoning is sauted, transfer the contents of the pan into the slow cooker and give it a nice stir to mix up everything well.
8. Next add the andouille sausages to the slow cooker and give it a nice stir.
9. To this add the garlic and stir it up well.
10. Then drop in the bay leaves and give it a nice mix.
11. Add the tobasco sauce and the cajun seasoning and once again mix well.
12. After this, put on the lid of the cooker and set it on high for about 6 hours.
13. For the rice, boil the water in a pan with a pinch of salt and a little bit of butter.
14. To this add the rice. Give it a stir and cover it with a lid. Lower the heat, put the gas mark on three and let it cook for 20 minutes.

SERVING
15. After 20 minutes, arrange the beans and sausages with the rice in a plate.
16. Top it up with some chopped green onions, a little bit of Cajun seasoning and some of your favorite garnishing and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Cajun
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Rice, Red Bean
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
400 Minutes
Ready In: 
420 Minutes
Servings: 
4
When you are looking for a recipe that is easy, fast, and filling, red beans and rice with Andouille sausage could be your for the taking. Loaded with flavor and texture, this Cajun style food by Beryl Stokes is indeed a sure-fire way to heat up things on nippy winter evenings. A must try indeed!

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tanya3286's picture
Lovely little rice recipe! I have heard that vidalia onions are really great but never had a chance to try them out... This rice dish is perfect for a light afternoon lunch :)