Wednesday, October 29, 2008


Red beans and rice with turkey sausage.
serving size: 2-3 people
2.5 cups chicken stock
1 cup brown rice
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1 white onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound smoked turkey sausage cut into 1/2 inch coils
1 15oz can kidney beans
1 15oz can diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon thyme
1 bay leaf
In a pot, bring stock and rice to boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 40 minutes. Saute peppers, onion, and garlic in oil until softened. Add sausage and saute until brown. Add beans and 1/2 cup of bean liquid, diced toms with juice, thyme, and bay leaf. Simmer uncovered for 20 min and stir. Add and stir in rice to combine. Don't forget to remove the bay leaf and serve!!
Calories per serving, roughly: 470 carbs, 68g protein, 11g fat

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