Savory Red Beans and Rice

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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
9%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
1g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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