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Cajun Red Beans and Rice

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

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A quick version of the traditional Cajun Red Beans and Rice.
  • tip 2
    For a milder version of this Cajun specialty, substitute turkey sausage links or chunks of cooked ham for the spicy sausage.

Nutrition

295 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 40g Total Carbohydrate

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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