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Uptown Red Beans and Rice

Uptown Red Beans and Rice

This New Orleans style dish is a Monday night tradition in Louisiana. And the addition of smoked turkey sausage makes it even more robust.

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound smoked turkey sausage, sliced
  • 1 (8 ounce) package ZATARAIN'S® Red Beans and Rice
  • 3 1/4 cups water
  • Chopped green onions (optional)


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium-high heat. Add sausage; brown on both sides.
  2. Stir in Rice Mix and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in green onions.
  4. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 30 min | Yield: 5 (1-cup) servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Zatarain's