• Red Beans and Rice With Sausage

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 390
    Total Fat 5 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Sodium 835 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.5 g
    Protein 20 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Long-grain white rice ½ cup
    Cooking spray
    Cooked andouille sausage, diced 3 ounces
    Red bell pepper, diced ½
    White onion, diced ¼
    Cajun seasoning ¼-1 teaspoon (depending on taste)
    Dried thyme ½ teaspoon
    Dark kidney beans, drained and rinsed ½ (16-ounce) can
    Parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons
    Directions
    1. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat and salt.
    2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 3 minutes, until lightly browned. Transfer sausage to a bowl with a slotted spoon.
    3. Add bell pepper, onion, Cajun seasoning, and thyme to pan, and saute 3 minutes, or until onions are tender. Stir in sausage, beans, and parsley, and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
    4. Stir sausage mixture together with cooked rice and serve.

    Exchanges3 starches; 1.5 high fat meat; 1 starch, 0.5 vegetable

    Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad


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