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Authentic Cajun flavor! I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice; these are just like I remember. Serve with Tabasco sauce for a little kick. My family loved to splash a little cider vinegar in each bowl.

Recipe Summary test

prep:
25 mins
cook:
3 hrs 5 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
11 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse beans, and then soak in a large pot of water overnight.

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  • In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper, garlic, and celery in olive oil for 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Rinse beans, and transfer to a large pot with 6 cups water. Stir cooked vegetables into beans. Season with bay leaves, cayenne pepper, thyme, sage, parsley, and Cajun seasoning. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 2 1/2 hours.

  • Stir sausage into beans, and continue to simmer for 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, prepare the rice. In a saucepan, bring water and rice to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve beans over steamed white rice.

Nutrition Facts

630 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 79.1g; fat 24.2g; cholesterol 32.9mg; sodium 603.9mg. Full Nutrition
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