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Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice with Turkey

Cajun Style Red Beans and Rice with Turkey
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  • 1 Cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 Medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1/2 Cup)
  • 3 Cloves fresh 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 COOKED TURKEY, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley



1 Cook rice according to package directions.

2 Heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery, bell peppers and garlic; cook 7 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.

3 Add beans, cumin, salt and hot pepper sauce; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover with lid. 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 rice onto serving platter and top with bean mixture.

Source: National Turkey Federation