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Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Cajun Red Beans and Rice
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
Progresso® beans provide a tasty addition to this delicious recipe that also features rice and sausage - perfect for a Cajun dinner.
Updated September 20, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 oz) dirty rice mix
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 fully cooked spicy smoked sausage links (from 1-lb package), cut diagonally into thin slices
  • 1 can (15 or 19 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large green onion with top, sliced diagonally

Steps

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat rice and sauce mix, water and sausage to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender.
  • 2
    Stir in beans; heat 1 minute. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff rice. Garnish with onion.

  • A quick version of the traditional Cajun Red Beans and Rice.
  • For a milder version of this Cajun specialty, substitute turkey sausage links or chunks of cooked ham for the spicy sausage.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
4g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
1100mg
Total Carbohydrate
40g
Dietary Fiber
5g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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