Friend of a Friend's Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large saute pan, and sauté garlic, onion, green pepper, and celery until onions are translucent.
  2. Add parsley, cayenne, bay leaf, thyme, Tabasco, sugar, salt, pepper, tomatoes, and beans.
  3. Turn the heat down to medium-low, and let the mixture simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Put 2-3 cups of the mixture into a large pot with some of the liquid and purée it using a food processor, blender, or hand blender.
  5. Add the remaining saute mixture to the pot, and add sausages. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove the bay leaf and mix well with rice. Garnish with scallions.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 438.93 Kcal (1838 kJ)
Calories from fat 228.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.41g 39%
Cholesterol 60.37mg 20%
Sodium 720.26mg 30%
Potassium 669.75mg 14%
Total Carbs 33.51g 11%
Sugars 8.16g 33%
Dietary Fiber 5.42g 22%
Protein 19.26g 39%
Vitamin C 39.4mg 66%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 62.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 117.91 Kcal (494 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.83g 39%
Cholesterol 16.22mg 20%
Sodium 193.48mg 30%
Potassium 179.92mg 14%
Total Carbs 9g 11%
Sugars 2.19g 33%
Dietary Fiber 1.45g 22%
Protein 5.17g 39%
Vitamin C 10.6mg 66%
Iron 0.6mg 13%
Calcium 16.8mg 6%

* 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

  • 10.1
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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