Red beans and rice provide the base for flavorful ingredients like smoked sausage, ham and chopped vegetables, in this easy-to-make dish that's ready in an hour.
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tablespoons canola oil
large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
small red or green pepper, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
cup chopped celery
cloves garlic, minced
ounces ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
ounces (1/4 of a 14-ounce package) smoked pork sausage, cut into thin slices
teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
cup Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock
cans (about 15 ounces each ) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
teaspoon cayenne pepper
teaspoon ground black pepper
cups long grain white rice, prepared according to package directions (about 6 cups)
green onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
dash hot pepper sauce
Heat the oil in a 6-quart saucepot over medium heat. Add the onion, green pepper, celery and garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the ham, sausage, bay leaf and thyme. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
Stir the broth, beans, cayenne pepper and black pepper in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 20 minutes or until the bean mixture is hot and bubbling. Remove and discard the bay leaf.
Spoon the bean mixture over the rice. Top with the green onions and hot sauce.