Spicy Red Beans and Rice

Red beans and rice is a New Orleans specialty. This combination makes an inexpensive and satisfying dinner.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 small habanero pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 cups canned red beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp. minced parsley
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cooked white rice

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic, and habanero until softened, about 8 minutes. Add beans, parsley, cayenne pepper, water, and salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Stir in rice.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 small habanero pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 cups canned red beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp. minced parsley
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cooked white rice

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic, and habanero until softened, about 8 minutes. Add beans, parsley, cayenne pepper, water, and salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Stir in rice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars2g
Protein9g