Red Beans and Rice with Sausage

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 295.2
  • Total Fat: 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.2 mg
  • Sodium: 964.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 13.5 g

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This is not low calorie but is very yummy. It is high in protein and low carb but still a treat to eat. This is not low calorie but is very yummy. It is high in protein and low carb but still a treat to eat.
Number of Servings: 8


    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 pound fully cooked smoked sausage, cut bite size pieces
    1/2 large onion
    1/2 cup red bell pepper
    4 garlic cloves, chopped
    2 cans of red kidney beans
    1 cup low salt, 99% fat free chicken broth
    1 tsp creole seasoning


Makes 8 servings of 3/4 cup each. Serve with rice.

Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage, onion, pepper, and garlic and saute until onion is brown; about 15 minutes. Mix in kidney beans with their juices, broth and Creole seasoning. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until flavors are blended and mixture is very thick, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes.

Spoon mixture over cooked rice or for a lower carb option, eat as is.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARTSYMNKY.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i threw all the ingredients in the crock pot minus the oil and added a full can of chicken broth and chopped fresh mushrooms it was amazing very flavor full. uncover it for about an hr before serving and any extra liquid will evaporate. u can turn up the heat to speed up the process - 9/19/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Just a suggestion: You actually COULD make a lower fat version of this by subsituting the smoked sausage for turkey smoked sausage and using brown rice. Would also go great with lowfat cornbread. Yum! - 8/31/10

    Reply from ARTSYMNKY (9/4/10)
    Great suggestion, CMW1981! I will try that. The cornbread idea really sounds wonderful.

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  • Subbed in turkey sausage and used brown rice and red, yellow and orange peppers. It was great! - 3/5/12

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  • The whole family love this! - 2/11/12

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  • Thank you for an incredible recipe. I was craving great Red Beans and Rice, and I got it. Now I have to work out because it was so good I went by for an extra serving. It was worth it. - 6/29/11

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