Easy and Delicious Red Beans and Rice

Easy and Delicious Red Beans and Rice | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Are you on a budget but still want to cook a filling and comforting meal for your family? Try this easy and delicious red beans and rice by Smokin’ & Grillin With AB. It has all the nutty, sweet, and savory flavors that everyone will absolutely love.



  • 1 lb of dry red beans (presoaked overnight)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 12 to 14 oz of andouille sausage (cut into 1/4-inch slices)
  • 1 smoked turkey neck or drum
  • 1/2 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 large yellow onion (diced)
  • 2 celery ribs (diced)
  • 1 small red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 small green bell pepper (diced)
  • 6 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground cayenne red pepper
  • ground black pepper
  • 6 to 7 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup of chopped fresh parsley
  • fresh green onions (chopped)
  • cooked white rice
  • creole seasoning


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Step 1:

Start by placing a Dutch oven or pot over medium heat, then add olive oil. Once hot, add the sausages. Cook until it’s crispy on the sides, then transfer to a bowl.

Step 2:

In the same pan, add the chopped onions and cook for 90 seconds. Next, add the bell peppers, and celery. Cook for a few minutes, then add minced garlic cloves. Saute until fragrant, then add the seasonings. Mix until everything is well seasoned.

Easy and Delicious Red Beans and Rice Recipe
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Step 3:

Bring back the sausages, then add the chicken broth. Let it come to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat and let it simmer. Make sure to scrape down the bottom of the pan.

Step 4:

Add the presoaked beans, bay leaves, and turkey and cook for 2 hours covered.

Quick and Delicious Red Beans and Rice Ingredients
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Step 5:

Get three spoonfuls of the beans and mash them to turn them into a paste. Add it back to the pot and mix well. If it’s too thick, you can add more chicken broth.

Step 6:

Add a scoop over your rice and garnish with freshly chopped parsley and green onions. Serve and enjoy!

Easy and Delicious Red Beans and Rice

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