Monday-Night Red Beans and Rice

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

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NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound turkey andouille or other smoked turkey sausage, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 15 1/2 -ounce cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • Chopped scallions, for serving
Directions

In a medium pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the beans, chicken broth, cumin, thyme, bay leaf, and pepper to taste and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes.

Serve the beans over the rice and top with the scallions.

Photograph by Kat Teutsch

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