Savory Red Beans and Rice

Delicious slow-cooked bean and rice - perfect for dinner.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
(16-oz.) pkg. (2 1/2 cups) dried kidney beans, sorted, rinsed
1
large green bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
cup chopped onions
2
garlic cloves, minced
7
cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups uncooked instant rice
Hot pepper sauce, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except rice; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on high setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 Stir rice into bean mixture. Cover; cook on high setting an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Serve beans and rice with hot pepper sauce.
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except rice; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on high setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 Stir rice into bean mixture. Cover; cook on high setting an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Serve beans and rice with hot pepper sauce.

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Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
125
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.