Red Beans and Rice with Kielbasa

Red Beans and Rice with Kielbasa

Turkey sausage updates a traditional New Orleans recipe.

2 hr Prep: 15 min Cook: 1.75 hr
Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (11)

  • 1 lb Dried Kidney Beans
  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 lb Turkey Kielbasa
  • 1 cup Chopped Onion
  • 2 Celery Stalks
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 2 T Chopped Parsley
  • 1½ tsp Hot Sauce
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • 4 cup Cooked White Rice


  1. Rinse beans. Place beans in a large bowl or Dutch oven. Cover with water by several inches. Let soak overnight.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add kielbasa and cook until browned on both sides. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook until onion is tender. Drain beans and add to pan. Add chicken broth and enough water to cover by 2 inches. Add parsley, hot sauce and salt.
  3. Cook beans until tender, 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours. Add more water if needed. Serve over hot rice.