Low Fat Red Beans and Rice

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READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Lesley Morton

Rich, flavorful and low fat version of the traditional favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Best when prepared the day before, as these directions instruct.
  2. Soak beans overnight in water to cover. Drain. Cook beans with ham soup base slowly for 3 hours. Near end of bean cooking time, saute yellow onions in olive oil until tender.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except seasoned salt & rice; cook slowly for 1.5 hours.
  4. Cool. Re-heat the next day and simmer for up to 1 hour [may need to add a little extra water if beans are too thick.] Add seasoned salt to taste.
  5. For thicker beans, remove a few beans from the pot, mash beans and return to pot.
  6. Serve over cooked rice.

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