Red Beans and Rice

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Serving size: 1 cup
Recipe category: Appetizers
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Difficulty: Easy
Calories: 246 (12% DV)
Fat: 6g (9% DV)
Carbohydrates: 34g (11% DV)
Protein: 13g (26% DV)
Ingredients:  Makes 6 servings (6 cups)
1  tablespoon
3  tablespoons
1/2  cup
1/2  cup
1  tablespoon
1  teaspoon
1/4  teaspoon
2  teaspoons
4  ounces
3  cups
1/2  cup
1  teaspoon
2  cups

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Set a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add the onion flakes, green pepper, celery, garlic powder, thyme, salt and bay leaves. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until the veggies start to soften. Shift the vegetables to one side of the pan. Add the sausage to the empty side. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until the sausage is lightly browned.

Add the beans and broth. Cover and simmer over medium-low heat for about 15 minutes, or until the flavors blend. Remove and discard the bay leaves. Add up to 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and mix well. Serve over the rice.

Makes 6 servings. Serving size 1 cup.
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