Savory Red Beans and Rice

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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