Uptown Red Beans and Rice

Uptown Red Beans and Rice


"Filling, flavorful and easy to make, this New Orleans-style dish is a Monday night tradition in Louisiana. And the addition of smoked turkey sausage makes it perfect as a delicious meal all by itself, or as a robust side."


35 m servings 348 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1704 mg
  • 68%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add sausage; brown on both sides.
  2. Stir in Rice Mix and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in green onions. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


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  1. 13 Ratings


This is a favorite of ours because it tastes great and is quick and easy to fix. I omit the oil to lessen the calories and add only 8 oz. of the smoked turkey sausage to the rice mix and water....

I added strips of onion at the beginning with the sausage, instead of green onion at end. Great recipe!

Use Zatarain's Red Bean and Rice Mix. It's all in the mix and it's quick & tasty!

It was okay, but since "the stuff in the box" did most of the work I can't give this one anymore than 3 stars. Followed the directions exactly and will use it again but it's an insult to call t...

This recipe is perfect for a quick, easy and inexpensive meal. Next time I would use 2 lbs of sausage, as my family likes more meat with their meal.

Quick, easy and inexpensive! Perfect combo!

This turned out great and will fix again.

A quick and easy meal to make on a busy night.

Came out great, fried an onion with the sausage. Thanks for sharing!