Recipe courtesy of Honeysuckle White

Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 6 servings
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½ teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon Creole seasoning


3 cups instant white rice, prepared according to package directions

1 package Honeysuckle White® or Shady Brook Farms® Hot Italian Turkey Sausage Links, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cans (16 ounce each) red beans

3 ribs celery, sliced

1 large green bell pepper, chopped

1 large onion, chopped

6 cloves garlic, minced

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon ground thyme

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. 1.Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 2.Cook sausage, stirring constantly until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. 3.Add remaining ingredients, and water if necessary to thin out mixture. 4.Simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. 5.Serve over cooked rice. Note: For food safety, cook turkey to a minimum internal temperature of 165° as measured by a meat thermometer.