3.2 from 10 votes
Quick Cajun Style Red Bean & Rice Soup with Andouille
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

A deliciously spiced, filling soup, packed with bacon, andouille sausage and rice - this Cajun Style Red Bean & Rice Soup is a stick-to-your-ribs soon-to-be favorite!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Servings: 4
Calories: 663 kcal
Author: Kylee
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 6 slices bacon chopped roughly
  • 1 1/2 cups onion chopped (1 medium)
  • 1 Tbs garlic minced
  • ½ cup red peppers diced
  • 6 oz andouille sausage (2 links sliced)
  • 15 oz dark red kidney beans canned - drained/rincsed
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 package Veetee Dine Wholegrain Brown Rice (1-2 cups cooked brown rice)
  • 4 stalks green onion sliced thinly (divided)
Directions
  1. In a large dutch oven or saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.

  2. Add the bacon and cook until it begins to brown.

  3. Add the onions, garlic, peppers and sliced andouille and cook for 2 minutes.

  4. Add the beans, stock, Worcestershire sauce, Cajun seasoning and bay leaves.

  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10mins, stirring occasionally.

  6. Add the rice and half the sliced green onions, and simmer 5 more minutes (the rice will thicken the soup).

  7. Test for seasoning – adjust if necessary.

  8. Remove the bay leaves.

  9. Ladle soup into bowls, garnish with green onions.

  10. Devour.

Recipe Notes

This is GREAT to make ahead, and actually tastes better the next day. The recipe makes 3 quarts, and freezes very well.

Nutrition Facts
Quick Cajun Style Red Bean & Rice Soup with Andouille
Amount Per Serving
Calories 663 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 1323mg 55%
Potassium 1333mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 11g
Protein 35g 70%
Vitamin A 26%
Vitamin C 41.2%
Calcium 8.2%
Iron 31.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.