Smoked Fish Sausage with Red Beans and Rice

Smoked Fish Sausage with Red Beans and Rice


  • 1 lb Dry Read Beans
  • 1/4 tsp Oil Oil
  • 1/2 Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp garlic (minced)
  • 4 stalks Celery (chopped)
  • 6 cups Water
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Cajun Seasoning
  • 1/2 - 1 lb Smoked Fish Sausage
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 4 cups Water


  • Soak red beans overnight and rinse three times.
  • In a stainless steel or cast iron skillet heat olive oil. Add onion, garlic and celery and sauté until soft.
  • Mix 6 cups of water and beans into a large soup pot. Add sautéed vegetables and all seasonings. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 2 to 2 ½ hours or until beans are tender. If you’d rather use a slow cooker forgo the soup pot and boiling water and add everything into the slow cooker and let simmer all day on low.
  • Add Smoked Fish Sausage and simmer for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Prepare rice according to package directions
  • Serve sausage and beans over white rice.

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