Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli
Show: Valerie's Home Cooking | Episode: Chick Flick TV Marathon
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Total:
8 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried red beans
  • 1/2 pound andouille sausage, chopped 
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped 
  • 1 smoked ham shank 
  • 1 medium onion, chopped 
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika 
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 
  • Kosher salt 
  • 4 cups chicken stock 
  • 8 cups cooked long-grain white rice, for serving 
  • 4 scallions, chopped 
Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Directions

In a slow cooker, combine the beans, andouille, celery, ham shank, onions, bell peppers, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, cayenne, onion powder, paprika, brown sugar and 2 teaspoons salt. Add the chicken stock and 2 cups water and stir to mix.

Cook on the high setting until the beans are tender, 6 to 8 hours. Season with salt. Serve with rice, topped with scallions.