Red Beans and Rice

Originally a New Orleans, Louisiana, staple, red beans and rice now takes on a variety of tasty twists. From slow cookerand Cajun recipes to red beans and rice with sausage or vegetarian-style, these easy recipes will be music to your mouth.

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Red Beans and Rice

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Rice is nice, but it's terrific when blended with a calorie-smart, spicy tomato-based sauce along with red beans, fresh veggies and kielbasa.

Total: 50 mins

Red Beans and Rice: 30-Minute Meal

They don't call New Orleans the Big Easy for nothing. Life moves at a gentler pace in Louisiana, where folks even take their cooking slow, in order to bring out the best flavors. Red beans and rice is a signature of Creole Louisiana, a dish that was traditionally served on Mondays, acquiring one of its key ingredients--a ham bone--from the baked ham that was customarily eaten on Sundays.

Cajun Snapper with Red Beans & Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

The classic flavors of Cajun country come out to play in this wonderfully simple main dish, perfect for busy weeknights. When buying fresh fish, pay close attention to the smell. Fresh snapper should smell slightly sweet, and a little salty, like clean sea-water. If it smells "fishy" at all, it has turned, and is not safe for consumption.

Total: 25 mins

Red Beans and Rice

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Ready, set, go! With 10 minutes of prep and 5 minutes of cooking, this dish is sure to warm the soul.

Total: 15 mins

Red Beans and Rice with Chicken

Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken
Total: 38 mins

Red Lentil Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Loaded with flavor, this rice and lentil recipe makes a satisfying side dish accompaniment to grilled meats.

Total: 35 mins

Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Red beans and rice along with Creole seasoning bring a Cajun flair to this red snapper main dish recipe.

Red Beans and Rice with Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Red Beans and Rice

Diabetic Living

Brown rice add fiber to this diabetic-friendly pork and beans side-dish recipe. Skip the salt when cooking the rice to keep the sodium low.

Savory Red Beans and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this bean and rice combo as either a main dish or side dish. If you like, stuff the mixture into warm tortillas and serve with salsa.

Red Beans and Rice

Midwest Living

Big Irv Favre's Red Beans and Rice

Midwest Living

Smoked sausage and ham make this a hearty main dish. It's perfect for a potluck--just transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.

Jamaican Rice & Peas

Fine Cooking Magazine

This is really a rice and beans dish, but in Jamaica, beans are called peas. Mark Henry, the banquet chef at the Pooks Hill Marriott in Bethesda, Maryland, serves this aromatic dish to accompany his Jamaican Jerk Chicken.

Red Beans Creole

Better Homes and Gardens

Spicy Rice and Red Bean Salad

Midwest Living

Chili powder, hot pepper sauce, and jalapenos provide the spicy heat for this healthy, high-fiber side dish.

Red Beans and Rice

Vegetarian Times

This traditional dish tastes even better reheated the next day, making it the perfect party food. You can prepare it ahead, and enjoy your party.

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