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Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Progresso® kidney beans provide a tasty addition to this wonderful dinner recipe made using rice and sausage –perfect if you love Cajun cuisine.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) dirty rice mix
2 1/2
cups water
2
fully cooked spicy smoked sausage links (from 1-lb package), cut diagonally into thin slices
1
can (15 or 19 oz) Progresso® kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1
large green onion with top, sliced diagonally

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat rice and sauce mix, water and sausage to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender.
  • 2 Stir in beans; heat 1 minute. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff rice. Garnish with onion.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat rice and sauce mix, water and sausage to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender.
  • 2 Stir in beans; heat 1 minute. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff rice. Garnish with onion.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

A quick version of the traditional Cajun Red Beans and Rice.

For a milder version of this Cajun specialty, substitute turkey sausage links or chunks of cooked ham for the spicy sausage.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
295
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1100mg
1100%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.