You are here: Home » Recipes » Layered Red Beans and Rice Layered Red Beans and Rice Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 6 servings Red beans are layered with smoked sausage and topped with a savory tomato sauce in this one-dish meal. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced2 medium green peppers, chopped3 tablespoons butter1 -- garlic clove, minced2 -- (16-ounce) cans red kidney beans1 cup burgundy1 -- bay leaf2 tablespoons tomato paste3/4 pound smoked sausage, thinly sliced -- Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Saute onions and green pepper in butter for about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and add beans. In another pan bring the wine and bay leaf to a boil. Add the tomato paste to hot wine and stir until dissolved. Arrange beans and sliced sausage in layers in 9×13-inch casserole. Salt and pepper each layer. Remove bay leaf from the wine mixture and pour this over top of beans and sausage. Bake at 350F for 40 to 50 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Birmingham’s Magic (Birmingham, Alabama, 1982).