Uptown Red Beans and Rice


Filling, flavorful, and easy to make, this New Orleans-style red beans and rice is a Monday night tradition in Louisiana. By adding smoked turkey sausage to a box of red beans and rice, you end up with a robust dish that can be served as a main course.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
5 cups


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 pound smoked turkey sausage, sliced

  • 3 ¼ cups water

  • 1 (8 ounce) package ZATARAIN'S® Red Beans and Rice Mix

  • 1 teaspoon Chopped green onions


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned on both sides, 7 to 10 minutes.

  2. Stir in water and rice mix; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

  3. Remove from the heat and stir in green onions. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

348 Calories
15g Fat
32g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 348
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 1704mg 74%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 261mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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