Red Beans and Rice
A Hearty and flavorful meal to satisfy your crowd.
small red beans
soak your beans for 3-4 hours before cooking OR cook in instant pot and add to the dish at the end before serving
red bell pepper, diced
green bell pepper, diced
yellow onions, diced
andouille sausage links
crushed red pepper flakes
Reduce to 4 cups if making beans in instant pot and adding at the end
Add olive oil to a large dutch oven and saute all veggies (not garlic) until soft and onions turn translucent
Add the sausage (fully cooked) and saute for another 5 minutes, stirring ocassionally
Add the garlic and saute until aromatic, about 1 minute, stirring constantly
Add the chicken stock and spices, stirring well and deglazing pot to combine all flavors
Add the red beans, stir and cover.
Simmer on medium for 1 hour, stirring occasionally
Add the rice and cook covered for another 20-30 minutes, stirring ocassionally.
Be sure to note the level of liquid. If needed, add an additional cup of stock to cook the rice
Once the rice and beans are tender it is time to serve. Red Beans and Rice pairs perfectly with a good piece of cornbread. Enjoy!
XOXO - Leslie Morrison