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Red Beans and Sausage Recipe
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Red Beans and Sausage Recipe

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Turkey sausage, beans and a zesty blend of spices make this a deliciously unique meal.—Cathy Webster, Morris, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup bean mixture: 212 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 8g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; saute pepper and onion until tender. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. Stir in beans, sausage, Cajun seasoning, pepper sauce and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until heated through, 5-7 minutes. If desired, serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Red Beans and Sausage in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p44


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debpenns 229320
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2015

"Awesome! my family loved it! only change I made was using Conecuh pork sausage! we really love it in Alabama:)"

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mollymay4 5684
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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sweet baby J 9940
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2013

"love this"

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kbussey 200622
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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