Red Beans & Rice Casserole

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Timothy H.

Way beyond the zest express, if you like Cajun, come and get it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 lb bacon, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can red beans, drained
  • 1 12 cups whice rice
  • 2 12 cups chicken stock
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili flakes
  • 8 ounces ham steaks, diced
  • 1 cup pitted green olives, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 6 slices swiss cheese


  1. Pre heat oven to 350. In a medium pan saute bacon until pieces are crisp not burnt. Remove and set aside on a paper towel. get rid of the bacon grease except 1 tablespoon.
  2. Add the red beans and rice, saute. Mix together so rice and beans are coated with the bacon grease.Add chicken stock,salt,pepper,chili flakes and smoked paprika. Mix and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add the diced ham and olives.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a 6x6 or 6x9 baking disk.Cover with aluminum foil and put in oven for about 30-35 minutes.Top casserole with bacon and sliced swiss cheese and cook until cheese is melted.

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