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red beans n' rice cajun style

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
shelley coulon
baton rouge, LA

Sittin' down to plate of red beans n' rice with a side of fried chicken and a biscuit is my idea of a good ole down home supper!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min

Ingredients For red beans n' rice cajun style

  • 1 lb
    dry red beans
  • 1 lg
    onion (diced)
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 clove
    garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 c
    celery (finely chopped)
  • 2 lb
    smoked sausage
  • 2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1
    capful zatarain's liquid seafood boil
  • 2
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 2 dash
    cayenne pepper (add more if you like a lot of spice)
  • salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder to taste

How To Make red beans n' rice cajun style

  • 1
    Rinse beans, place in pot, add 8-10 cups water and bring to a boil. You can soak beans overnight for shorter cooking time.
  • 2
    When beans start boiling, turn heat down to medium or low enough to keep beans at a slow steady boil. Add onions, bell pepper, garlic and celery. Cover and cook until beans start to get tender. You may need to add more water during cooking to keep enough liquid in beans.
  • 3
    Once beans start getting tender, add sausage, parsley, liquid seafood boil, beef bouillion cubes, cayenne pepper and seasonings to taste. Then continue cooking until beans are tender or mash very easily with fork.
  • 4
    Serve over hot cooked rice with slices of raw onion.

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