Red Beans and Sausage Recipe
Red Beans and Sausage Recipe photo by Taste of Home
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 pound smoked turkey sausage, sliced
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup (calculated without rice) equals 212 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 706 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, saute garlic, green pepper and onion in oil until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the next five ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 5-7 minutes or until the sausage is heated through. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Red Beans and Sausage in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p44

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup (calculated without rice) equals 212 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 706 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2014

Surprisingly good and very simple and quick to make. I just added a little salt and it was good to go.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2013

love this

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Reviewed May. 14, 2012

I make this all the time. We use Jalapeno's instead of green peppers. My husband and 7 yr old daughter love this.

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