Red Beans and Rice Kit
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New Orleans Red Beans and Rice Kit
No matter which red beans and rice recipe you prefer, this kit contains the best ingredients for New Orleans style red beans & rice.
This kit includes:
- 4 lb Camellia Red Kidney Beans
- 5 lb Cajun Country Medium Grain Rice
- 16 oz Savoie's Andouille Sausage X 2
- 8 oz Richard's Pork Tasso X 2
- 2.5 oz Mam Papaul's Red Bean Seasoning Mix X 2
Red beans and rice is a famous dish of Louisiana Creole and Cajun cuisine. Normally made on Mondays with red beans, vegetables, spices and pork, cooked together slowly in a pot and served over rice. Meats such as ham, andouille, sausage, and tasso ham are also frequently used in the dish.
What is the best meat for red beans and rice?
The best meat for red beans and rice will always be Andouille sausage. Serve it on the side or cook it with the beans. It's a sure way to blend in those garlicky and smoky flavors from the sausage, which makes a more complex and layered dish. Tasso ham is another great choice to add to your red beans and rice.
What is red beans? Are red beans kidney beans?
Many people think kidney beans and red beans are the same, Although red beans are kidney shaped, they are actually two different kinds of beans! Kidney beans are much larger than red beans. Kidney beans are a darker crimson while red beans are more pink. Red beans are also know to have a much beanier taste. They have the same level of protein and their other nutrients closely resemble kidney beans.
Are red beans good for you? Are red beans healthy?
Red beans — including small red beans and dark red kidney beans — are a good source of iron, phosphorus and potassium. They're also an excellent low-fat source of protein and dietary fiber. Red beans also contain phytonutrients. Cooked kidney beans offer a number of weight-loss-friendly compounds, making them an excellent addition to an effective weight loss diet. Kidney beans are high in protein and fiber and contain proteins that can reduce the digestion of starches (carbs), all of which may aid weight loss. Red beans are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, fiber, plant-based protein and many essential vitamins and minerals.