Red beans and rice with smoked sausage

Red beans and rice with smoked sausage

6 servings



  1. Cup diced celery
  2. Cup diced yellow onion
  3. Cup diced green pepper
  4. 4 large garlic minced
  5. Whole pack Cajun/smoked sausage sliced
  6. 32 oz chicken stock
  7. 4 Bay leaves
  8. 2 1/2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  9. Stick butter
  10. 2 cans red beans drained
  11. 6 tbsp flour


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    Add 4 tbsp butter and a glob of oil. Add veggies and sweat down until really soft, remove and set aside.

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    Wipe pot down and add 2 tbsp of oil and sear sliced sausage until rendered then remove with slotted spoon and retain oil in the pan

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    Add 4 tbsp butter to the pot until oil and butter simmer lightly. Slowly add flour 1 tbsp at a time and make a dark chocolate roux

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    Add veggies and simmer until slightly thickened(5 to 10 minutes)

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    Add chicken stock and stir until incorporated and then add sausage, beans, Cajun seasoning, bay leaves and bring to a simmer

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    Simmer low,covered but cracked, for about an hour and then check for seasonings, salt to taste but I only did a few grinds of salt (I add 2 to 3 tbsp of crystal hot sauce at this time)

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    Lightly smash some beans and low simmer for another 15 minutes and serve.

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    Serve wit rice and top with green onions and crusty bread on the side

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