Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Designed as a main course for vegetarians, but could easily be a side dish as well. Also, if you have to have your meat, you could add chicken or sausage.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in saucepan. Add celery, green pepper, onion, and garlic. Heat until vegetables are beginning to get soft.
  2. Add oregano, thyme, and cayenne pepper. Then, add tomato paste and vegetable broth.
  3. Add red beans, salt, and rice. Let it come to a boil.
  4. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Let simmer for about 20-25 minutes.


Most Helpful

Oh, I'd give this more than 5 stars if I could!!! Just what the doctor ordered! I did use chicken broth instead of vegetable broth (because that's all I had on hand) and I added 1/2 lb. smoked sausage, cut into 1/4" dices...But this was SO good! And SO easy! Thank you for posting this, Chef! I must add that the tomato paste really made the dish -- different than the others I've tried! YUM! :)

Stacky5 August 01, 2005

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