American-Style Red Beans and Rice

American-Style Red Beans and Rice


"This is a tasty treat I taught myself to make when I was snowed in and couldn't get to the grocery store. Tasty and easy to make."


35 m servings 511 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 101.1g
  • 33%
  • Protein:
  • 14.7 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 712 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan combine olive oil, kidney beans, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup water, oregano, basil, thyme, salt, pepper and 2 teaspoons adobo. Simmer on low heat.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is cooked and all liquid is absorbed. Stir in remaining 3 teaspoons adobo. Serve beans over the rice.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I LOVE these beans! I've made them a few times and it is the quickest, easiest recipe, and it's great to take to work the next day. I also did not put any seasoning into the rice, and I cannot f...

Fast and easy but awful. Way too much adobo too salty. I had to add anothe can of beans for it to feed 4 people.

This went over great in my house! I added a chopped onion and a few cloves of garlic. The kids loved it! Fast.. quick and easy.. Winners in my book!

Pretty good and really fast and easy. Reminded me of meatless chili. I added a little bit of ground red pepper for a little more zing.

This was amazingly wonderful! I run a daycare in Massachusetts and thought that the kids would think it to be a little too weird, but they all loved it (except my son, who does not like rice, n...

Don't use the oregano, basil or thyme or olive oil. This isn't an Italian dish! I tried it your way and my mouth was confused! Getting snowed in can be sooo frustrating. Next time, use bacon...

Loved it! A big hit with my husband and friends. Will definitely make again.

I have made this recipe several times, and really liked it. BUT yesterday was the first time I used the adobo seasoning. This really killed it for me. The previous reviewer suggested leaving ...

The sauce was a bit runny, but it tasted pretty good.