TSR Version of Popeyes Red Beans & Rice by Todd Wilbur

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Stacky5

www.TopSecretRecipes.com. This is a copycat recipe for my favorite fast-food side dish...Unbelievably simple to make and quick enough to satisfy my regular cravings! This Recipe is from Todd Wilbur's book More Top Secret Recipes.

Top Review by Momma Dukes

A Popeye's is new in our town and I find every excuse to go get the rice and beans! So I found this recipe and immediately set out to make it. Well, I didn't have a 30 oz can of kidney beans, but I did have 15 1/2 oz cans of pink and black beans. Without delay I made the recipe with the pink and black; and I used smokey paprika because that is what I had. I LOVED THEM!!! I have since prepared them with kidney and used different pepper and fat combinations. My favorite is the pink/black bean combo, smokey paprika and the recipe exactly as written. Thank you so much!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour the beans with their liquid into a large saucepan. Turn the heat to medium.
  2. Add the pepper, paprika, butter and garlic powder.
  3. When the beans begin to boil, use a fork to mash some of them against the side of the pan.
  4. Stir the mixture constantly. In about 20 minutes, the beans will reach the consistency of refried beans.
  5. Prepare the rice, using the butter and garlic salt to season instead of per package directions.
  6. To serve, pour 1/2 cup of beans into a serving bowl and using an ice-cream scoop, scoop the same amount of rice on top of the beans.

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