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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Red Beans and Rice

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Category: Microwave, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Chopped onions
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 8 oz Tomato sauce
  • 1 ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 ts Hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 lb Kielbasa sausage
  • -- (fully cooked),
  • -- cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 30 oz Canned pinto beans*; drained
  • 3 c Hot cooked rice


Combine onions, garlic, bay leaf, cayenne pepper, tomato sauce,
Worcestershire, and hot pepper sauce in 3-quart microproof baking dish.
Cover and cook on HIGH (maximum power) 6 minutes. Add sausage and beans;
stir. Reduce setting to MEDIUM (50% power) and cook, covered, 10 minutes,
stirring after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Serve
over hot rice. Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

*Any type of bean may be substituted. [Karen suggests a *red* bean.
<grin> -K.M.]

Each serving provides:
* 337 calories
* 16.8 g. protein
* 16.2 g. fat
* 31.9 g. carbohydrate
* 871 mg. sodium
* 38 mg. cholesterol

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