Cajun Red Beans & Rice Recipe

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Cajun Red Beans & Rice
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  1. Drain red beans, rinse and in a large soup pot combine the beans, and water. Bring to a boil and cook 45 minutes. Add all vegetables, shortening, tomatoes, and seasonings. Cook 1 hour, covered. Stir occasionally.
  2. Add sausage and cook 45 minutes, or until the beans are cooked.
  3. Serve with a few tablespoons of rice on top and (optional) dashes of Louisania Hot Sauce .
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 765 Kcal (3203 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.49g 18%
Cholesterol 1.51mg 1%
Sodium 4422.26mg 184%
Potassium 974.05mg 21%
Total Carbs 148.74g 50%
Sugars 16.19g 65%
Dietary Fiber 12.15g 49%
Protein 15.49g 31%
Vitamin C 67.1mg 112%
Iron 8mg 44%
Calcium 151.9mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 82.39 Kcal (345 kJ)
Calories from fat 11.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.24g 18%
Cholesterol 0.16mg 1%
Sodium 476.28mg 184%
Potassium 104.91mg 21%
Total Carbs 16.02g 50%
Sugars 1.74g 65%
Dietary Fiber 1.31g 49%
Protein 1.67g 31%
Vitamin C 7.2mg 112%
Iron 0.9mg 44%
Calcium 16.4mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.5
  • 20

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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