Easy Red Beans and Rice Recipe

"This is an easy and delicious take on a Louisiana classic that you can prepare and cook in 40 minutes!I use turkey kielbasa to cut down on the fat, but not the flavor. Season with hot pepper sauce if you like."

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 (16 ounce) package turkey kielbasa, cut diagonally into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans canned kidney beans, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
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    1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
    2. In a large skillet over low heat, cook sausage for 5 minutes. Stir in onion, green pepper and garlic; saute until tender. Pour in beans and tomatoes with juice. Season with oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes. Serve over rice.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 289 calories;5.7 g fat;42.4 g carbohydrates;16.3 g protein;35 mg cholesterol;808 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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