Red Beans and Rice Mix

Recipe by quick meal
READY IN: 5mins
YIELD: 1 batch




  • Combine first 10 ingredients and place in ziploc containers. Place beans and rice into separate containers.
  • TO PREPARE: Place beans in a Dutch oven or soup kettle. Add water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
  • Drain beans. Return them to the pan. Add seasoning mix, 2 12 cups water and ham hocks. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  • Remove ham hocks. cut meat into bite sized pieces and return to pan. Add sausage. cover and simmer 30-40 minutes until beans are tender and sausage is heated through. Remove bay leaf.
  • Meanwhile, combine rice, salt and remaining water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat , cover and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Spoon into bowls, top with bean mixture. Garnish with parsley if desired.