- 1 lb dry kidney beans
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 tbsp minced garlic
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 6 cups water
- 2 bay leaves
- ½ tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- ¼ tsp dried sage
- 1 tbsp dried parsley
- 1 tsp CanCooker Original Creole Seasoning
- 1 lb andouille sausage, sliced
- 4 cups water
- 2 cups long grain white rice
Rinse beans and soak in a large pot of water overnight.
Add oil to CanCooker and cook onion, bell pepper, garlic, and celery over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
Rinse beans and add to CanCooker along with 6 cups of water. Season with bay leaves, cayenne pepper, thyme, sage, parsley and Creole seasoning.
Latch lid and bring to a boil, then reduce to medium low heat. Simmer for 2 ½ hours.
Remove from heat and carefully remove lid. Add sausage, latch lid and return to heat. Simmer for an additional 30 minutes.
After adding the sausage, prepare the rice. In a second CanCooker or saucepan, bring water and rice to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
Serve beans over steamed white rice.
Love red beans and rice and this is my favorite thing to make in my cancooker