Mardi Gras Beans & Rice

Submission by: Annette and Jeff Walsh

SERVES: Approximately 8



  • 1 ½ c. Jack Rabbit Red Beans
  • 3 c. chicken stock
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2-3 celery stalks, minced
  • 1 T. cumin
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ½ c. cilantro, leaves only, minced
  • 2 T. vegetable or canola oil
  • 4 turkey sausages, sliced
  • 8 oz. basmati rice, cooked according to package directions



  • To prepare beans: Presoak and cook as directed. Drain and set aside.
  • To prepare: Combine reserved beans, chicken stock, onion, garlic, celery, cumin, salt, and cilantro. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer.
  • In a separate pan, heat canola oil. Remove casing and crumble turkey sausage in pan. Brown.
  • Add the sausage to the beans and simmer for one hour.
  • Serve over basmati or white rice. Enjoy!


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