Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Red Beans and Rice

You asked for it, more crock pot recipes! I used to be intimidated by cooking with beans. I thought you had to soak them for days and cook them for weeks. I was so wrong. Yes, there are box mixes for red beans and rice, but this is so much better, cheaper, and delicious. 

The recipe was adapted from Our Best Bites (love them).

Add rinsed and sorted beans to your crock pot.

Cover with water.

Add bouillon cubes.

 P.S. Has anyone ever seen the Tony Chachere's commercial? Horrible.

Add the onion and seasonings.

Add the sausage and stir to combine. Pop a lid on, and cook on HIGH for 6 hours.

This is your finished product!

Serve over, under, or around rice! 

This would also be great with cornbread. 

Please visit my link parties page to see who I linked up with this week!


Amy said...

Mmmm - red beans and rice is one of those classic southern dishes I just love. I've always done it on the stovetop, but I'm liking the sound of the crockpot option.

Jayme and Mendi said...

This looks so good and easy!! Love anything that is easy to make!! :-)

Jayme @ Her Late Night Cravings

Jess and Jeff said...

I was just looking for an easy recipe for this the other day! Perfect timing! :)

Life of a Mamarazzi said...

Might have to try it this way....My hubby's father's family is from Louisiana so I make red beans often as well as gumbo!

Anonymous said...

Oh my Allison, this seems right up my family's ally! And I was looking for another crock pot recipe to try- and I had just bought dry beans for the first time for me to try. What a great time to stumble upon your post. My husband loves that creole seasoning. Uses it on everything. Drives me crazy! LOL I will try this, thank you very much! - Nicole @ Working Kansas Homemaker

Allison said...

Thank you, Nicole! Your comments are such a blessing!

Courtney @ {not so homemade} said...

We have the same dishes!! Mmm. Love me some bed beans and rice. Thanks for sharing!

Taylor said...

Ohh, I'll have to give this a try soon! I love a good Red Beans and Rice. :)
I would love for you to share this with my Unveil Your Genius Link Party! (New linky every Thursday). Here's this week's linky link:

Happy Friday!

Miz Helen said...

Hi Allison,
We just love a great pot of Red Beans and Rice, your recipe looks wonderful. I will be ready for some soul food after all the rich Easter food. Hope you have a fabulous Celebration Week End and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

Allison said...

Thank you! You too!

Allison said...

Thank you! I added your party to my weekly linkup list! Thankful for the invite!

Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon said...

Totally just saved this one for next week! Looks delicious and easy! Thanks for sharing!

Take care,


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