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Authentic New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

Authentic New Orleans Red Beans and Rice Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon shortening, or as needed
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 pound dried red beans
  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning (such as Tony Chachere's®)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco®), or to taste (optional)
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/10 of a recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 465
Total Fat 20.5g
Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 44mg
Sodium 861mg
Total Carbohydrate 44.1g
Dietary Fiber 12.1g
Sugars 2.9g
Protein 25.9g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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