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Cajun Beef and Beans Recipe

Cajun Beef and Beans Recipe

Here’s the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs dinner you’ve been looking for! Fire-roasted tomatoes, Cajun seasoning and chili powder add a nice dose of heat to this crowd-pleaser. —Shelisa Terry, Henderson, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 medium green peppers, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, onions, peppers and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the Cajun seasoning, chili powder and pepper; cook 2 minutes longer.
  • 2. Save 4 cups for Mexican Tater-Topped Casserole or save for another use. Stir the beans, tomatoes and soup into the remaining mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Serve with rice. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without rice) equals 321 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 988 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 24 g protein.