Conecuh is so much better than andouille!! My son liked it but I didn’t think it was as good. Add the tomato paste, black beans, oregano, cumin, bay leaf, and honey. Delicious! This was so good, my husband thought I had used my usual recipe that takes hours! I simply put in a pot while frozen and let it heat to a boil. ‘ , . The layerings of flavors is incredible. Your recipes are always spot on! Thank you! I have made this for my family at least 3x in 2 months and guess what??? I added bacon In there to add some Smokey notes and followed the rest of the recipe. We love hearing that the entire (picky) family enjoyed it so much, Sally! Definitely would make it again! When we first made this, we weren’t expecting to be as good as it was! In the slow cooker – cook on low for 8 hrs or high for around 6. Hope this helps! Seriously rich flavors, perfect texture, and multiple requests for 2nd’s assure me this one is going in the cookbook! Great recipe I modified cause I didn’t have things but it was great! Him and the children are more sensitive to the spicy ingredients so I adjusted it to a heaping half teaspoon of Cajun seasoning (I like Louisiana Crawfish and Seafood Boil), just a few shakes of Valentina hot sauce, and added a teaspoon of sugar. Because the recipe requires such a small amount (1 teaspoon), any brand should work just fine here. Red beans and kidney beans are actually different types of beans. I’ve done a ton of research and development for this, eating so much red beans and rice every trip to make sure I perfect this for you guys. This recipe is quick and delicious. We used smoked turkey wing instead of sausage, cut the salt in half and used the cauliflower rice. But hey…if it tasted good, who cares! I was a little hesitant to try and make this because I live with the worlds pickest eater and onions and bell peppers are a major no go. I don’t know what inspired me to make red beans and rice on a hot, humid day, but they eat it in New Orleans all year, right? Thanks for sharing, Irene! ( I did let it simmer longer, only because I was waiting on him to get home.). Tag @damn_delicious on Instagram and hashtag it #damndelicious. Stir in the tomatoes and 2 teaspoons salt. Over the course of the summer, I made this on four separate occasions. If you are looking for a red beans and rice recipe definitely make this. However, sometimes my life gets busy. We decided that this was so incredibly yummy and it might even been better than what we had at the restaurant. I doubled it and everything was delicious! Thanks so much for your feedback, Margret! It was quick to make. A healthy and naturally Gluten-free dish, made in one pot, with ground turkey, rice and beans and spiced with bell peppers and cumin. Will do this one again! Stuck at home under the coronavirus quarantine and still can’t find dry beans so had to use canned kidney beans which made me nervous but the texture was fine. Thanks so much for sharing. We just finished the last of the leftovers and my husband and I already want it again. But if you get a chance to try it, please let us know how it turns out! It taste so delicious especially when you mix it with jasmine rice. Thank you so much! This is a great red beans and rice recipe. So we used red pepper flakes and paprika. I used kielbasa (what I had on hand) and it was really good! I made this recipe with a few slight modifications. 2 stalks celery with leaves, coarsely chopped. chicscript.type = 'text/javascript'; This was my 1st attempt at red beans and rice. How would I cut it down to 2 or 3 portions? Mash 1/2 cup beans with a fork. I am so excited to cook this recipe!!! or until lightly browned, stirring … Easy and delicious. I followed the recipe exactly with the exception of the chicken stick. I’ve been to New Orleans four times and have never had red beans and rice that compare. This is THE recipe to use. window.adthrive.cmd = window.adthrive.cmd || []; Delicious recipe! love this recipe! Let stand overnight. It can be served as a main dish, and is quite good when accompanied by a salad and some crusty bread. But if you get a chance to try it, please let me know how it turns out! . This has salt as does the chicken broth so I did not add any additional salt. Then simmer until tender – this will take several hours. Here’s a look at the interior of the casserole. I used dry red beans and precooked them in the instapot. Going to deep fry a turkey and wondered if can make this the night before and mix in the rice and then reheat next day for a side dish? Made this tonight. LOL. Wow! Really good recipie, totally enjoyed it! With two teenage men in the house, it will be gone by tomorrow for sure. I only used one can  of  kidney beans and made my own Cajun seasonings,  all was well! So much so that I’ve made it three times in the last two weeks! 2 clove garlic My husband couldn’t stop saying how damn delicious it is. . Do not alter it. It is sooooo good! Creamy spicy comfort. I made the beans from scratch and used the whole bag. I think it’s important to get good sausage as I use 100% pork hot andouille sausage. I’ve made these several times and at a couple of parties, I had to share the recipe. I’ve been craving it and tonight I finally thought I’d give it a try (I too love Louisiana and all it’s great cooking) Worst case scenario, I’d have left overs for a few days (oh darn, more for me ) I ended up pureeing the onion so I could keep the flavor and I chopped the bell peppers into bigger pieces so that I could still enjoy them but my other half could still pick them out. We absolutely loved the dish and it seemed to get better as we were eating the leftovers. I added a bit of cayenne and it was spicy and delish. People have different theories on salting, but I prefer to salt before cooking. This was delicious, a big hit with my husband too! This red beans and rice accomplished both. We really liked this quick and tasty recipe. I’m putting it in my regular rotation. Our rice servings were too generous, so next time I will use less rice per bowl. The only thing I did differently is the rice, I went with regular short grained white rice. I made this a couple months ago and it was amazing then! Easy and delicious! Thank you! Remove the lamb shank and set aside. I made this tonight and it was so good! Stir in the garlic, tomatoes, ground turkey, salt and pepper. Outstanding. Thanks!! Don’t make this! Will definitely make this again. I made it as stated and it turned out even better than the brewery’s. But unfortunately, without having tried this ourselves, we cannot answer with certainty. This is the best recipe for this dish I have found. I used jasmine rice instead cooked with chicken bouillon. No pre-planning to soak and cook the beans when you get that whim of a taste for Red Beans and Rice. Red beans and rice does not use tomato paste. Delicious chunks of smoked turkey sausage turn this classic red beans and rice recipe into a hearty main dish that's perfect for busy weeknights. I am a novice, and I was able to make it with what I had in the pantry (used ketchup instead of tomato paste and sans celery). They tasted like the red beans and rice from my favorite cajun restaurant! Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the chopped onion until lightly brown. Mashing a cup of beans really thickened everything nicely. I didn’t go exactly by the recipe but close enough. Followed it to the letter. My grandmother and mother in law are both from the southern states. My wife is vegetarian so I excluded the sausage and added a few drops of Wrights Liquid Smoke. Thanks for the amazing recipe, what a time saver. But THIS recipe is GOLD!! We pretty much followed the recipe to a T. Instead of andouille sausage we used conecuh sausage, a local brand of smoked sausage. WOW !!!!! Now I need to triple the recipe for 80 People. I omit the salt from the recipe, allowing those to add their own (I add none). Thank you for this recipe. They are smaller than kidney beans and I think that their skins are more tender than that of kidney beans. The different textures of the canned and fresh beans really works, though! This is THE BEST red beans and rice recipe I have found. Other than using the dried beans instead of canned, we make it according to the recipe, and it’s amazing. I used my Foodi to pressure cook the rice and a Dutch oven for the rest. Delicious red beans and rice! My daughter and I were working on genealogy. There are different types of red beans but in New Orleans and South Louisiana, Red Kidney beans are what we use to make red beans and rice. Turkish Green Beans Recipe - "Taze Fasulye" | Turkish Meals When I browned the sausage, I generously sprinkled Ground cayenne and ground red pepper flakes on both sides of the sausage, which really added to the overall flavor, as it sort of infused the olive oil. First time making red beans and rice without it being from zatirans ha. Better than what I’ve had in New Orleans. Basmati rice  Pour turkey-rice mixture into dish. I liked the technique of mashing some of the beans to thicken the sauce. . To me, beans have different textures, but color doesn’t really matter. I’ve been trying to expand my cooking by trying something new each week and this was a great addition! I followed the recipe exactly. This recipe is fantastic and easy to follow! It was delicious! We’re so glad you enjoyed it! Stir in red beans, chicken stock, hot sauce, bay leaf and sausage; season with salt and pepper, to taste. I made it with Johnsonville Chicken Andouille, and subbed a bit of oregano and thyme for the bay leaf, but otherwise followed the recipe as is. My mom was looking for a recipe to use up her red kidney beans that she was soaking. I am on a very low salt diet so, I would like to eliminate the sausage – can I use chicken instead? I mostly followed the recipe, but we used regular white rice instead of basmati, and for one friend used kielbasa instead of andouille. Matt, You can actually buy canned beans called Red Beans. This was sooooo delicious!! They are not as big or as thick skinned as kidney beans. It tasted great, might have been a little too generous with the hot sauce. My son surprisingly said something too, he usually is picky. But unfortunately, without having tried this myself, I cannot answer with certainty. window.adthrive.cmd.push(function() { My husband said it was the best red beans and rice he has ever eaten. I doubled the recipe and fed 8 people with a good amount of leftovers remaining. Hello Damn-Delicious, I tried this recipe as a taste testing for my grandaughter’s graduation party. Can’t wait to make it again! We used kielbasa. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Other then that I kept the recipe exactly as is. Just forget all the alterations and follow the recipe, including the full teaspoon of hot sauce (I used Tobasco.) Also did not have Cajun seasoning so I used a packet of Goya Sazon. Can this recipe be applied to a crockpot and what changes, if any, need to be made? I’ve reviewed this recipe before, still loving it. 10/25/2020: the was amazing, I used pinto beans that my wife had cooked and found a homemade cajun seasoning that I tried so dang good, thank you for sharing. Love finding a recipe that is “THE ONE”, the first time I make it. Turned it perfect. Ok, I never leave reviews, but I had to for this one! Absolutely amazing!!!!! I will make this again and again! Bring to a boil; reduce heat. When you are ready to cook, place the beans in the slow cooker or pot, fill the pot so the beans are covered by two inches of water. Good recipe but I would like the nutritional information please We made this twice and loved the flavor!! Thank you so much for sharing with us. It ended up being more of a chilli than a traditional preparation, but it was great. I do declare, this was one of the best things I’ve ever eaten! Made it last night  because I too had a craving for those  New Orleans flavors. Definitely going into the regular rotation! Found this recipe from Google and I LOVED it as does my wife. Freezing sounds like an amazing idea but unfortunately, we cannot answer this with certainty as we have never tried freezing this ourselves. Thank you for sharing…we will absolutely be making this again, probably real soon, lol! This recipe blew my socks off! Served with cornbread, was wonderful. 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