Red Beans and Rice With Sausage

Total Time
35mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
30 mins

I made this with what I had lying around and it was AWESOME! You could use any kind of bean or meat or seasoning combination, this was just what I happened to have. What about black beans, steak strips, and taco seasoning? Also, adding some other veggies would probably jazz it up quite a bit.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Start the rice cooking: 1) Boil the water 2) Add 1 teaspoon chili powder and two teaspoons tomato paste and mix thoroughly 3) Add rice 4) Reduce heat to medium-low 5) Cover. The rice should be done in about 30 minutes.
  2. In a fry pan, add oil and set heat to medium-high. Add garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add meat and cajun seasoning and salt and cook until the meat is mostly done.
  4. Add beans after rinsing them thoroughly.
  5. Mix 2 teaspoons tomato paste, 1 teaspoon bouillon, 1/2 cup water, and 1 tablespoon cornstarch together, then add to the meat mixture.
  6. Mix everything together very well in the fry pan and reduce heat to low, cover, and wait until the rice is done.
  7. Once the rice is finished, mix it together with the meat mixture and serve.