Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice

Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice
Slow Cooker Red Beans & Rice

Ingredients

1 pound dried red beans
3/4 pound smoked turkey sausage, thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 sweet onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon Creole/Cajun seasoning
Hot cooked long-grain rice
Hot sauce (optional)
Garnish: finely chopped green onions, finely chopped red onion

Method

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients and 7 cups water in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 7 hours or until beans are tender.
  2. Serve red bean mixture with hot cooked rice, and, if desired, hot sauce. Garnish, if desired.

Makes about 10 cups. 422 calories per cup (includes 1 cup rice)

Fat 3.5g (sat 0.4g, mono 0.2g, poly 0.2g)
Protein 21.5g
Carb 76.4g
Fiber 12.2g
Chol 0mg
Iron 6.1mg
Sodium 530mg
Calc 113mg

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