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Red Beans & Rice Casserole

Joanie @ Zag Left


(Ingredients modified to include Aldi brand name)

  • 1 tablespoon Carlini olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1½ cups)
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped (about ½ cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12-ounces Parkview beef sausage, sliced
  • 1 16-ounce can Dakota’s Pride kidney beans
  • 1 10-ounce can Happy Harvest Diced Tomatoes and Chilies
  • 1½ cups Rice Bowl Instant White Rice
  • 1½ cups  Chef’s Cupboard chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded Happy Farms cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large pan on medium-high heat.
  4. Add the onions and green peppers and cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and cook, stirring for a minute more.
  6. Add in the sausage and red beans and stir.
  7. Mix in the can of undrained diced tomatoes and chilies, the rice and the chicken broth. Stir well.
  8. Transfer to the baking dish and top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  9. Cover baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Serve.

Please see source website for pictures and detailed instructions – Zag Left

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