Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice
This popular low-fat, low-calorie recipe is simmered in the slow cooker with red beans, kielbasa, vegetables, and spices. Serve over rice to complete the meal.
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 8 m
Slow Cook 3-1/2 hours on HIGH or 5 hours on LOW



  1. 1 of 3 Heat oil in a medium-size skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, green pepper and celery to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  2. 2 of 3 Scrape contents of skilllet into slow cooker and add Cajun seasoning, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, beans, bouillon cube and water. Cook for 3-1/2 hours on HIGH or 5 hours on LOW or until beans are soft and liquid has thickened.
  3. 3 of 3 Stir in sausage and black pepper. Cook an additional 15 minutes or until heated through. Discard bay leaves and serve over rice.
Nutrition Information for Red Beans and Rice
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 24 mg chol., 8 g Fat, total, 48 g carb., 8 g pro., 2 g sat. fat, 344 kcal cal., 890 mg sodium, 11 g fiber