Cajun Skillet Beans

1
Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

When you want the taste of NOLA without cooking beans all day!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 2
    green or red bell peppers, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme (1/2 teas. dried)
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh basil (1 teas. dried)
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 2 c
    chopped fresh tomato or 14 oz. canned tomato
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey or molasses
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 4 c
    cooked black-eyed peas or butter beans (20 ounce frozen or 2 16-oz cans, drained)
  • ·
    chopped green onion, garnish
  • ·
    grated cheddar cheese, garnish

How to Make Cajun Skillet Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in heavy skillet and sauté onions and garlic until starting to soften.
  2. Add peppers and celery and continue to sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add herbs and seasonings. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until onions are golden. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add tomatoes, honey or molasses, and mustard. Simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Add beans, cover and stir occasionally until heated through. (10 - 20 minutes, depending if you use canned or frozen beans.)
  6. Top with scallions and cheese, as desired. Serve.

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About Cajun Skillet Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Hashtag: #New Orleans




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