Monday, August 13, 2012

QUICK AND EASY RED BEANS AND RICE

Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cans (15-oz each) red beans, drained
1/2 lb smoked sausage cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
1 can (8-oz) tomato sauce
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
3 cups hot cooked rice
Red pepper rings for garnish

Spray the interior of a Dutch oven or large saucepan with the nonstick cooking spray.  Place the pan over medium-high heat until hot.  Add the onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes to begin to soften.  Add the beans, sausage, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper, and hot pepper sauce; reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.  Serve the beans/sausage with the hot cooked rice.

Add red onion rings for garnish.

Yield: 6 servings

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