Quick Red Beans and Rice

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 20 mins

Threw this together for dinner the other night and it was a hit. Measurements are approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook ham in oil.
  2. Add onion and saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Add beans and seasonings.
  4. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

Awesome! Simple and quick. I just made this for the second time. I doubled the recipe, used a pound of turkey kielbalsa instead of ham, and a can each of black and kidney beans. I used half a teaspoon of seasoning salt, and a quarter teaspoon of garlic salt. I served the whole thing over three cups of cooked rice. I completely love this recipe. Flavorful, filling, and super cheap to make.

WillsMommy September 05, 2010

This was a really good weeknight meal. I used a lot more ham (we needed to use it up) and doubled the recipe, using some pink beans as well. Served this over a mix of white & brown rice with cornbread and it was very good. The next day the flavors had melded well so I would recommend making it ahead and reheating it over fresh rice.

ladypit August 22, 2009

Quick and easy recipe. Versatile too. I used canned black beans since I was out of the red kidney beans.

threeovens July 16, 2009

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