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Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice with Turkey

Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice

A Cajun classic - red beans in a seasoned mild chili sauce, mixed with turkey and served over rice.


  • 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


  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.
  6. Spoon onto serving platter; top with the bean mixture.

6 servings | Prep Time 30 min | Total Time less than 1 hr

Nutrition facts per serving: Calories 418 Fat 21g Cholesterol 82 Protein 20g

% Daily value: Saturated Fat 8g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Sodium 1373mg 0% Carbohydrates 36g 0% Sugar 10g 0% Iron 0% Fiber 0% Calcium 0%

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Butterball, LLC

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