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Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice with Turkey

Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice with TurkeyA Cajun classic - red beans in a seasoned mild chili sauce, mixed with cooked leftover turkey and served over rice.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup long grain white rice, uncooked
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 (15-ounce) cans mild red beans in chili sauce, undrained
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 cups chopped leftover cooked Butterball® Turkey
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery, bell peppers and garlic; cook 7 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  3. Stir in beans, cumin, salt and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in turkey; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add parsley to rice; mix lightly. Spoon onto serving platter; top with the bean mixture.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 418; Fat 21g; Cholesterol 82; Protein 20g; Saturated Fat 8g; Trans Fat 0g; Sodium 1373mg; Carbohydrates 36g; Sugar 10g; Iron 0%; Fiber 0%; Calcium 0%.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Butterball, LLC.