N – New Orleans Red Beans & Rice

New Orleans Red Beans & Rice

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New Orleans Red Beans & Rice

From Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion , diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 (16 ounce) can reduced sodium chicken broth
  • Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp dried thyme leaves
  • 3 (15 1/2 ounce) can of small red beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound reduced-fat smoked sausage sliced into bite size pieces
  • 6 cups hot cooked rice, white or brown

INSTRUCTIONS

n a large pot, warm the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic and saute until they are soft and tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in the broth, bay leaf, thyme and beans and bring mixture to a boil. Leaving the pot on the stove, partially mash the bean mixture with a potato masher or the back of a wooden spoon, leaving most of the beans whole. Stir in the sausage, then cover the pot and reduce the heat to medium- low.

Simmer the mixture, covered for 10 minutes, then uncovered for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the bay leaf, and serve the beans over hot rice.

Please see actual website for pictures and detailed instructions – Chef Toni’s Cooking Adventures

Please share your favorite recipes and enjoy the A-Z Challenge.

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