Recipe by Holly
"This is a very hearty, spicy soup. Makes for a filling first-course serving."
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bacon, cooked and cubed
1 1/2 cups
chopped green bell pepper
sliced andouille sausage
smoked ham hock
dry kidney beans, soaked overnight
1 1/2 cups
thinly sliced green onion
I live in South Mississppi, and my family LOVES this recipe!
I leave out bacon and ham hock, I mix Anduoille sausage and smokey hollow cajun sausage.
Also, I use 4 cans Van Camps New Orleans style Canned red beans instead of dried kidney beans....Also, cut the chicen broth in half, we like it thick!
Huge winner in our house!
This was SOOOO yummy!! I made it last night and it was DELICIOUS.
Changes I made:
I used polish kielbasa as andouille sausage is hard to find. I put in the whole package as I wasn't about to leave half a package in the fridge.
I left out the bacon as it really doesn't need it and it's too fattening.
I left out the ham hock as the store only had them in packs of three and I wouldn't use the others. I'd imagine that they'd give the dish even MORE flavor, though...
I added three cans (about 6 cups) of broth as 8 cups seemed like a lot to me and I wanted it to be thicker.
I topped it with the rice, sliced green onions, a small dollup of fat free sour cream, and some shredded colby jack cheese. Serve it with cornbread and you have a heartwarming dish on a cold day!
Absoultely delicious...just add cornbread and it's a full meal. We had a group of people over and everyone loved it. It was easy to make, just timely.
Didn't rate kid friendly because none tried it. Gave it to everyone in the office and they all wanted the recipe. Great dish!
This was delicious. The entire house was filled with the great smell of cajun cooking while I was preparing this! I added an extra cup of stock halfway through cooking, some cayenne pepper, and extra seasonings, but otherwise stuck to the recipe as written. Right down to the smoked ham hock. We really enjoyed this. If you're on a low-carb diet, just skip the rice and this will be the perfect dish for you. Thanks Holly!
This was very tasty and a real hit in our house. Even the grandkids loved it! I definitely will add this to our regular dinner menu.
This was a very good soup.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cajun Style Red Bean and Rice Soup
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 671
** Calories from Fat: 324
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