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Birda Mae's Recipe Corner:Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients 1 pound dried red kidney beans 1/2 pound andouille smoked chicken sausage, thinly sliced 3 celery ribs, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning 7 cups water 3 cups uncooked long-grain rice Garnish: sliced green onions Preparation 1. Stir together first 8 ingredients in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 7 hours or until beans are tender. 2. Meanwhile, cook rice according to package directions. Serve with red bean mixture. Garnish, if desired. Note: We tested with Aidells Organic Fully Cooked Cajun Style Andouille Smoked Chicken Sausage.
Variations In stead of Creole Seasoning I used garlic and paprika to reduce the amount of sodium I used Smoked Sausage which seemed to be my kids favorite when I used all beef it didn't quite come out the same omitted celery to save time and aggravation of …