New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

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This authentic New Orleans Red Beans and Rice recipe has all of the classic Cajun flavors that you know and love from the old-fashioned dish. Andouille sausage and a smoked ham hock give the meal rich, satisfying flavor. Serve each bowl with fluffy white rice, a dash of hot sauce, and plenty of cornbread to soak up the extra broth!

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1 lb. dry small red beans
1 T olive oil
12 oz andouille smoked sausage
1 onion
1 green bell pepper
3 stalks celery
3 cloves garlic
1 bay leaf
1/4 t dried thyme
1/4 t dried oregano
8 oz smoked ham hock
1 t Cajun or Creole seasoning
1 t cider vinegar
  • Place beans in a large stockpot or Dutch oven; add enough water to cover the beans by 2 inches. Cover the pot and soak the beans overnight.
  • Drain beans.
  • Heat olive oil in a large...
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Nutritions

Calories
263

Sodium
981mg
40% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
15g
30% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV