New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

This is the closest I have been able to come to the red beans and rice a friend of mine used to prepare Give it a try and let me hear from ya’ll.

New Orleans Style Red Beans and Rice:

1 (16 oz.) package spicy sausage roll

1 red pepper, chopped

1 rib celery, chopped

1 small onion, diced

2 (16 oz) cans red kidney beans, drained

1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano

1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce

6 cups hot cooked rice

Hot sauce (optional)

 

In large skillet over medium heat cook sausage, red pepper, celery and onion until sausage is cooked, stirring occasionally. Stir in beans, diced tomatoes and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Serve over hot rice. Add hot sauce as desired.