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Kidney Beans and Rice

"I developed this recipe while working for a rehabilitation home. It was a success with everyone who tried it. I soon started making it for my family, who gave it rave reviews.--Cherie Gresham, Killen, Alabama"
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55 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, tomatoes and seasonings. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add rice; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until heated through. Discard bay leaf before serving.

Footnotes

  • Cajun-style diced tomatoes can be used in place of the regular stewed tomatoes in Kidney Beans and Rice.

Reviews

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Definitely easy and tasty. I had a few changes, since I'm vegetarian. Instead of beef, I used TVP and I used a wild rice/lentil mixture instead of plain rice. I also topped it with some lemon...

Most helpful critical review

I followed it pretty exactly, though I followed some recommended changes, and it was still very bland.

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Definitely easy and tasty. I had a few changes, since I'm vegetarian. Instead of beef, I used TVP and I used a wild rice/lentil mixture instead of plain rice. I also topped it with some lemon...

So good!! I made a few changes, though. I cooked it in a crock pot rather than over the stove - about 5 hours. I used Italian stewed tomatoes and pretty much just improvised with the seasoning...

This was easy and quick to make with a yummy flavor. Nothing fancy, but nice hot food on a cold day. Last time I made extra and froze it in individual portions and bringing to work for lunch. ...

After reading previous reviews stating the blandness of this, I was a bit worried. I made it exactly the same except for two small changes. I used 3/4 teaspoon of powder, and i added 2 teaspoons...

I loved it!. I was looking for a kidney bean recipe for a side dish so I eliminated the beef all together. I sauteed onions in extra virgin olive oil, added minced garlic, then added beans and s...

we liked this i only added some conecuh sausage and cajun seasoning

Cooked rice separately because my rice takes 2x as long to cook w/ tomatoes. Added 7 slices of crumbled bacon & it was AMAZING!

I followed it pretty exactly, though I followed some recommended changes, and it was still very bland.

great add a bunch of green olives to give it some caribbean flair!! and maybe a packet of sazon