Red Beans and Rice from Hillshire Farm®


Smoked sausage, kidney beans, and lots of herbs and spices in a rich broth make a quick and delicious weeknight meal.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (14 ounce) package Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed, drained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce, or to taste

  • 3 cups Hot cooked long-grain white rice

  • 1 sprig Chopped fresh parsley


  1. Cut sausage into 1/2-inch slices. Heat a 5 to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage, onion, green pepper, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

  2. Stir in kidney beans, chicken broth, oregano, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and cook 12-15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add hot sauce to taste.

  3. Remove bay leaf and serve over hot cooked rice. Sprinkle with chopped parsley if desired.

Cooks Tip:

Like it hot? Substitute Hillshire Farm(R) Hot Links(TM) for the Hillshire Farm(R) Smoked Sausage.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

475 Calories
20g Fat
53g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 475
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 1255mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 25mg 127%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 150mg 3%

* 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.