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Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"Born and raised in Louisiana, this is a Monday staple. Red kidney beans slow cooked with smoked sausage served over rice with cornbread on the side. Yum!"
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Ingredients

8 h 15 m servings 371
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine water, kidney beans, sausage, onion, green bell pepper, celery, garlic, and bay leaf in the bowl of a slow cooker and stir to combine. Set slow cooker to Low and cook for at least 8 hours. Remove bay leaf and discard. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Do not add salt until the end of the cooking process; this helps the beans to cook nice and creamy.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 371 calories; 14.2 39 22.6 29 656 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I refer to this recipe every time. It is absolutely amazing! - I know several ways to prepare red beans as well as pinto beans- this one is by far the best and very worth the tine and ingredient...

Most helpful critical review

Pretty good meal... Needed salt!!!!

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I refer to this recipe every time. It is absolutely amazing! - I know several ways to prepare red beans as well as pinto beans- this one is by far the best and very worth the tine and ingredient...

Loved this. I had to make it with what I had on hand. I soaked the beans over night. I then started them in the crockpot with chicken broth I had frozen. I used no water. I did add 2 bay...

I made with only one change, I added smoked turkey to it. I allowed the turkey to sit in the slow cooker with the chicken broth for about an hour, so that it will get tender and easy to shred of...

I omitted the bay leaf and added a can of rotel tomatoes.

OH good gravy this is amazing! My husband has been craving this and I decided to try it for the first time. He was scared at first and questioned...everything...but after two bowls he said it ...

Pretty darn good nice and easy

Delicious! The first time I followed exactly and it was great, however the leftovers get a little thick from all the bean starch. Now I make it and sub beef broth for the water and its even b...

The only changes I made was that I left out the celery and I swapped the bell pepper for a jalapeno pepper, because I don't like celery or bell peppers. Very tasty and easy to make. The beans w...

Love it! Followed the recipe without any alterations and it was excellent!