Introduction: Red Beans and Rice With Sausage

See the short video which covers all of the steps necessary to make this amazingly simple yet delicious RED BEANS AND RICE!

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This is the full version where I walk you through the steps one by one.


  1. Add onions to the pan with oil and sweat on medium heat for about 5 minutes (Stirring)
  2. Add a little water to the pan then add 1lb of red beans
  3. Add more water until covering red beans by 2 inches
  4. Season with:
    1. Salt
    2. Red pepper
    3. Black pepper
    4. paprika
    5. Bay leaf
  5. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 1 hour
  6. Add smoked sausage and lil smokies, stir then cover.
  7. Bring back up to a simmer
  8. Let cook for 2-3 more hours or until beans are tender
  9. Server over rice and ENJOY!!