Budget Meals: Andouille Red Beans And Rice


Budget Meals: Andouille Red Beans and Rice

Try this slow cooker flavor packed meal for a new mid-week family favorite.


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This recipe was provided by Navicore's own Diane S. from our Customer Service Department.

If you'd like an opportunity to have your own budget family meal featured, please send an email to lstratford@navicoresolutions.org. Please include your name client number and a clear photo of yourself.  Last names will not be published. Let's get cooking!


The Recipe

1 can Light Red Kidney Beans
1 cup diced celery
1 large onion chopped
1 large green capsicum chopped
1 bay leaf
2 cloves of garlic
2 cups chicken stock
1 tsp Ground (or dried) thyme
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2x 8.8 oz pouches cooked whole grain brown rice
1x 12oz package fully cooked andouille sausages sliced.
Sliced green onions for garnish

Add to the slow-cooker the beans, celery, onion, green capsicum, bay leaf, garlic, thyme, cayenne, salt, pepper and chicken stock.
Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
Add the rice and andouille sausage to the slow-cooker.
Continue to cook for 1 hour on high.
Remove and discard the bay leaf.
Serve topped with sliced green onions

Read more: Budget Meals: Apricot Chicken

The Finances

$1.09  Light Red Kidney Beans
$1.16  Celery
$1.29  Onion
$1.52  Green capsicum
$0.20 Garlic
$1.65  Chicken stock
$4.58  Cooked whole grain brown rice
$6.49  Andouille sausages
$0.99  Green onions
Ground (or dried) thyme
Cayenne pepper
Bay leaf
Salt and Pepper

Grand total: $18.97

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Lori Stratford is the Digital Marketing Manager at Navicore Solutions. She promotes the reach of Navicore's financial education to the public through social media and blog content.

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