Red Beans and Rice

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This red beans and rice is dried red beans simmered with ham, vegetables, spices and sausage, then served over steamed rice. A classic comfort food dish that's perfect for the heartiest of appetites!

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1 lb dry red kidney beans ( or any other variety of red beans )
2 tbsp olive oil
3/4 cup onion ( chopped )
1 green bell pepper ( chopped )
1/2 cup celery ( chopped )
1 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
6 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 dried bay leaves
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
1 smoked ham hock ( or 1 ham bone or 1 cup diced smoked ham )
1 lb andouille sausage ( cut into quarters lengthwise and sliced )
6 cups cooked white rice
1/4 cup fresh herbs ( uch as chopped parsley and sliced green onions )
salt and pepper to taste
Nutritions

Calories
909

Sodium
1702mg
70% DV

Fat
32g
49% DV

Protein
30g
60% DV

Carbs
120g
41% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV