Red Beans and Rice Light

Red Beans and Rice Light
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.7
  • Total Fat: 35.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.4 mg
  • Sodium: 607.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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A Cajun treasure, lightened up with the addition of fresh green beans. A Cajun treasure, lightened up with the addition of fresh green beans.
Number of Servings: 8


    13 oz Butterball Everyday Smoked Turkey Sausage
    2 cup Yellow Onion (chopped)
    1.5 cup chopped celery
    1.5 cup Bell Pepper, Green
    1 cup, Carrot slices, raw
    .5 tsp Garlic powder
    1/4 cup Cholula pepper sauce
    3 cup Reduced Sodium red Beans, rinsed and drained
    .75 cup Kitchen Basic Vegetable Stock
    .5 tsp Pepper, black
    .5 cup Parsley
    3 cup Brown rice, cooked
    2 tbsp (C) Vinegar, Red Wine (Gr Value)
    24 oz (8 cups) french cut green beans


Mix up the toppings to add variety - Great with a chopped green onion, a dollop of fat free sour cream or shredded cheddar on top.


Brown sausage in a large nonstick skillet.
Add onion, pepper sauce, celery, bell pepper, green beans, carrot, and garlic; cook 5 minutes .
Mash 1/2 cup red beans with a fork.
Combine all the red beans, stock and pepper with the sausage mixture in the skillet.
Simmer 10 minutes or until carrot is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the vinegar.
Serve the bean mixture on top of the rice in individual bowls.
sprinkle with parley.

Serving Size:makes 8 two-cup servings

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