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.
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.
Smoked sausage and ham make this a hearty main dish. It's perfect for a potluck--just transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.
Loaded with flavor, this rice and lentil recipe makes a satisfying side dish accompaniment to grilled meats.
Red beans and rice is a classic Creole combination. This just-spicy-enough recipe comes together in the slow cooker after just 25 minutes of prep work.
Red beans and rice along with Creole seasoning bring a Cajun flair to this red snapper main dish recipe.
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.
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.
Chili powder and cumin flavor this hearty, nutritious Tex-Mex dish from The Spice House in Milwaukee.
Thanks to cottage cheese and low-fat cheddar, this bean and rice casserole possesses a great cheesy flavor but is low-fat.