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Red Beans & Rice

Servings 8 servings
Calories 250kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups red kidney beans boiled, no salt added
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 celery stalk medium
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt coarse
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth low salt
  • 1 cup brown rice long grain

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan.
  • Saute garlic, onion, celery, and bell pepper until tender.
  • Stir in kidney beans, onion powder, salt, pepper, and hot sauce.
  • Reduce heat to low and let mixture simmer slowly while you cook the rice.
  • Bring the chicken stock to a boil and stir in rice.
  • Return to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 40 minutes without removing the lid.
  • Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
  • Fold rice and beans gently together and transfer to a serving dish.
  • Serve garnished with cilantro.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Red Beans & Rice
Amount Per Serving (253 g)
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 32
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.5g5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 567mg16%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 12g24%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.