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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 285.4
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,407.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.9 g
  • Protein: 16.7 g

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Mama's Red Beans and Rice

Submitted by: MIGHTYFINEWINE

Introduction

My Mama loves her Southern food, here is one of her favorite New Orleans dishes, but with some healthy changes. My Mama loves her Southern food, here is one of her favorite New Orleans dishes, but with some healthy changes.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 tbsp. olive oil
    1 large onion, diced
    1 large green pepper, diced
    2 cloves of garlic, diced
    1 bunch green onions, diced
    1 lb. turkey smoked sausage, cut into coins
    3 cans kidney beans
    1 large can crushed tomatoes
    1 c. brown rice
    1 c. water
    1/2 tsp. red pepper
    1 tsp. hot sauce
    1 tbsp. oregano
    1 tsp. thyme
    1 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. black pepper

Directions

Heat oil in large soup pot over medium heat. Saute onions, green pepper, garlic and green onions until tender. Add sausage. Saute until browned. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until rice is cooked, about 40 minutes.

Makes 8 1/2 c. servings. Best served with a big dollop of sour cream on top.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIGHTYFINEWINE.






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