Jessica's Red Beans and Rice

Jessica's Red Beans and Rice

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"My company had a Mardi Gras party and I wanted to make a flavorful red beans and rice recipe that everyone would love!"
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50 m servings 560 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 560 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 21.8 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 65.3g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 26.2 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 2125 mg
  • 85%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Combine sausage, half the onion, half the green bell pepper, half the jalapeno pepper, water, chicken bouillon, garlic and herb seasoning, Cajun seasoning blend, red pepper flakes, and bay leaf in a large stockpot; Bring to boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by half, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Mix kidney beans, tomatoes, remaining onion, remaining green bell pepper, and remaining jalapeno pepper into the sausage mixture; season with salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until kidney bean mixture is thickened, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  3. Spoon 1/2 cup cooked rice into 6 serving bowls; top with kidney bean mixture.


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I made this exactly as written. It was really tasty, but too salty! The only Cajun seasoning blend I have has salt as the first ingredient. I hesitated to put a tablespoon in, but decided to g...

Excellent recipe! I substituted brown rice for white, and dried beans for canned. I threw everything in the slow cooker at once. Unfortunately my beans didn't cook up but that was no fault of ...

Oh yeah baby! This is it!! So good my family asked for it the night after we first ate it. I reduced the heat by only adding half the red pepper and no jalapeño. I also added one can kidneys, on...

Amazing recipe! Very easy and simple only thing I added was Cilantro.

My family all loved this recipe

Delicious! I went ahead and threw the rice in but I like the presentation of Jessica's way.

Made this yesterday with a few changes given the ingredients I had on hand. I used spicy deer mets instead of smoked sausage and used garlic powder and Italian seasoning instead of Mrs. Dash. I ...

I did this last night! I did all by the recipe except only used a tsp. of salt and it still came out salty...probably because of the bouillon! BUT...It turned out FANTASTIC My husband loved it! ...

I made it lower sodium and loved it. I used low sodium chicken broth instead of the cubes and water. I used lower sodium beans and did not add any salt.

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