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Cajun Beans and Rice

High Fiber Recipe

Cajun Beans and Rice with turkey sausage and rice with healthy Cajun flavored kidney and navy beans using Cajun stewed tomatoes.

Cut Tomato for Cajun Beans and Rice

Recipe Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 pound turkey sausage, 1/2 inch thick slices
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups cooked rice
1 pound canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 pound canned navy beans, drained and rinsed
3-1/2 cups canned Cajun style stewed tomatoes
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 cup green onions, thinly sliced

Recipe Directions

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add sausage, onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook, stirring 7 to 10 minutes, or until sausage is browned and onion is tender.

Add rice, kidney beans, navy beans, tomatoes, oregano, and hot pepper sauce.

Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes more until well blended and thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 8 servings
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 775; Fat: 10.7g; Cholesterol: 35mg; Protein: 32.8g; Carbohydrates: 138.1g; Fiber: 14.4g; Sugars: 17.3g; Sodium: 942mg

12 percent calories from fat
Dietary Exchanges: Vegetable: 3.1, Bread: 6.9, Lean meat: 1.2, Fat: 1.1, Very lean meat protein: 1.1

High Fiber TipHigh Fiber Tip

Eat fruits and vegetables with their peels, such as pears, apples, peaches, potatoes, and squash.

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