Cream-Style Red Beans and Rice

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Another great Cajun Beans and rice recipe! If you don't care for tomatoes, try this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in water, ham, salt, thyme, oregano, black pepper, ground red pepper and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 1 hour.
  2. Add beans to ham mixture; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 1 hour or until beans are tender.
  3. Carefully ladle 1 cup bean mixture into food processor or blender container. Cover; process until mixture is smooth. Returnpureed mixture to Dutch oven; stir in sausage and tomato paste.
  4. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 10 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaves; discard. Serve in bowls over hot cooked rice.


Most Helpful

Tasty and nutritious. I'm systematically using up frozen leftover ham from New Years. Believe me when I say that a cook's eternity = two people and a ham.

gailanng January 22, 2011

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