“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

December 2, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash. A Vegetarian Hash, just full of of Sweet Potatoes, Bell Peppers, Onion, Dark Red Kidney Beans, and Red Beans! No Meat needed with this Dish! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a large selection of Vegetarian Recipes along with recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. Check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash
This wholesome and colorful vegetarian hash can be served anytime of the day, with or without the egg topper.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
4 cups peeled cubed sweet potato (1/2-inch cubes)
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 (15-ounce) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed, drained (1 1/2 cups cooked)
1 (15-ounce) can small red beans, rinsed, drained (1 1/2 cups cooked)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Melt butter in a large skillet; add sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and herbs. Cook, covered, over medium heat until vegetables are tender, 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2 – Mash beans coarsely; stir into vegetable mixture and cook until hot through, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each).

Tip: Top with one poached or sunny-side-up egg.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 250; Fat 3g; % Calories from Fat 10; Potassium; 641mg; Calcium 67mg; Carbohydrate 48g; Folate 96mcg; Sodium 711mg; Protein 10g; Dietary Fiber 13g; Cholesterol 5mg.

https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/herbed_bean_and_sweet_potato_hash_recipe.html

Leftovers – Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

November 3, 2019 at 4:43 PM | Posted in Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftovers – Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

 

 

Another cold morning out, 28 degrees and another heavy frost out this morning. Sunny and 55 degrees out today. After Lunch got the leaf blower, rake, and cart out of the shed and a little yard work. Not a lot of leaves today, just staying ahead of it. Helped a neighbor up the street do a few things around her yard. It feels so good to be outside in the sun doing things. Before long it will be so cold or snowy you can’t get out so I get out as much as I can. For Dinner tonight I heated up the Leftover Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread. I’ve left the original post from yesterday for the dish recipe and description. Take Care all!

 

Well nothing better than Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage to warm up a cold and windy day here in Ohio! For the Red Beans and Rice I used a box of Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans and Rice Mix. For the Sausage I used Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey and for the Garlic Loaf I used a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread. I love these types of meals! I’m preparing 3 Bean Turkey Chili tomorrow! To prepare it I’ll need; the box of the Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice Mix, 3 cups Water, Extra Light Olive Oil, and the Sausage. Mixed 3 cups of water, Rice Mix and 2 tbsp. of Light Olive Oil in 2-quart saucepan until it was well blended. Brought to a boil. Then reduced the heat to low and covered.

 

I got another skillet out, sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Spray and added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. Sliced the Sausage into bite size slices and added them to the heated skillet until heated through. Removed them from the heat and set aside until needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simmered for 25 minutes, until the rice was tender. Stirred occasionally to prevent the Rice and Beans from sticking. With 4 minutes of cooking time left I added the Smoked Turkey Sausage. When done I removed the skillet from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. And done ready to serve! This makes one fantastic Meal! The Red Beans and Rice is Seasoned perfect. It made plenty of both the Red Beans and the Rice. And the Sausage works perfect with it. Plenty of great leftovers!

 

 

 

 

Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! I loved this dish tonight, plenty leftover for tomorrow’s Dinner! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZATARAIN’S REDUCED SODIUM RED BEANS AND RICE
A quintessential New Orleans dish, traditionally prepared on Mondays when a long stove top simmer gave home cooks time to do laundry. Today, red bean lovers rely on Zatarain’s for classic flavor in a fraction of the time.

Enjoy Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans & Rice with 25% less sodium than the original as a main course or side dish. Supplement with sausage, ham or pork chops, or hold the meat and have a tasty vegetarian meal. However you prepare it, Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans & Rice is hearty but not heavy, packed full of flavor and an instant crowd-pleaser.
STOVE TOP DIRECTIONS
1. MIX 3 cups water, Rice Mix and 2 tbsp. butter, margarine or olive oil in 2-quart saucepan until well blended. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover.
2. SIMMER 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent rice and beans from sticking.
3. REMOVE from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

Serving Suggestion: Add a half pound of sliced sausage to make a complete meal.

NUTRITION INFORMATION (PER SERVING)
CALORIES 230
TOTAL FAT 1g
SATURATED FAT 0g
TRANS FAT 0g
CHOLESTEROL 0mg
SODIUM 580
CARBOHYDRATES 45g
FIBER 5g
SUGAR <1g
PROTEIN 9g
https://www.mccormick.com/zatarains/products/dinner-and-side-mixes/rice-mixes-and-side-dishes/reduced-sodium-red-beans-and-rice

 

Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

November 2, 2019 at 6:40 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread

 

 

 

Tried something new for Breakfast this morning, Pancakes made using Birch Bender Keto Pancake and Waffle Mix. Their 160 calories and only 5 net carbs! Which is great if you have Diabetes and having to watch your carbs. They make some very good Pancakes. Topped them with Log Cabin Sugar Free Maple Syrup, only 20 calories and 8 carbs for 1/4 cup! You can enjoy Pancakes even with Diabetes 2.

 

 

 

 

Another cold morning out, 29 degrees and a heavy frost out this morning. Cloudy and 50 degrees for the day. A little later it was raking leaves day! My neighbor across the street has a huge tree and when the leaves fall it covers at least 6 houses yards with leaves. I got my 4 wheel cart out with rake and leaf blower and my neighbor came over and we raked my yard, and then we got his yard, and we finished by getting our other neighbor’s yard. 14 Hefty Bags full of leaves! Called it day after that! For Dinner tonight I prepared Red Beans and Rice w/ Smoked Turkey Sausage and Baked Garlic Loaf Bread.

 

Well nothing better than Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage to warm up a cold and windy day here in Ohio! For the Red Beans and Rice I used a box of Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans and Rice Mix. For the Sausage I used Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey and for the Garlic Loaf I used a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread. I love these types of meals! I’m preparing 3 Bean Turkey Chili tomorrow! To prepare it I’ll need; the box of the Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice Mix, 3 cups Water, Extra Light Olive Oil, and the Sausage. Mixed 3 cups of water, Rice Mix and 2 tbsp. of Light Olive Oil in 2-quart saucepan until it was well blended. Brought to a boil. Then reduced the heat to low and covered.

I got another skillet out, sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Spray and added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. Sliced the Sausage into bite size slices and added them to the heated skillet until heated through. Removed them from the heat and set aside until needed.

 

 

 

 

Simmered the Rice for 25 minutes, until the tender. Stirred occasionally to prevent the Rice and Beans from sticking. With 4 minutes of cooking time left I added the Smoked Turkey Sausage. When done I removed the skillet from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. And done ready to serve! This makes one fantastic Meal! The Red Beans and Rice is Seasoned perfect. It made plenty of both the Red Beans and the Rice. And the Sausage works perfect with it. Plenty of great leftovers!

 

 

 

Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! I loved this dish tonight, plenty leftover for a couple of lunches! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZATARAIN’S REDUCED SODIUM RED BEANS AND RICE
A quintessential New Orleans dish, traditionally prepared on Mondays when a long stove top simmer gave home cooks time to do laundry. Today, red bean lovers rely on Zatarain’s for classic flavor in a fraction of the time.

Enjoy Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans & Rice with 25% less sodium than the original as a main course or side dish. Supplement with sausage, ham or pork chops, or hold the meat and have a tasty vegetarian meal. However you prepare it, Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans & Rice is hearty but not heavy, packed full of flavor and an instant crowd-pleaser.
STOVE TOP DIRECTIONS
1. MIX 3 cups water, Rice Mix and 2 tbsp. butter, margarine or olive oil in 2-quart saucepan until well blended. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover.
2. SIMMER 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent rice and beans from sticking.
3. REMOVE from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork before serving.

Serving Suggestion: Add a half pound of sliced sausage to make a complete meal.

NUTRITION INFORMATION (PER SERVING)
CALORIES 230
TOTAL FAT 1g
SATURATED FAT 0g
TRANS FAT 0g
CHOLESTEROL 0mg
SODIUM 580
CARBOHYDRATES 45g
FIBER 5g
SUGAR <1g
PROTEIN 9g
https://www.mccormick.com/zatarains/products/dinner-and-side-mixes/rice-mixes-and-side-dishes/reduced-sodium-red-beans-and-rice

 

 

Birch Benders Keto Pancake and Waffle Mix
They have several types, I had the Keto Pancake and Waffle Mix

* 10 ounce resealable pouches of Birch Benders Keto pancake mix.
* Just add water! Each bag makes 16 Medium pancakes.
* Birch Benders Keto mix is grain-free and Gluten-Free with no added sugar. It makes the perfect Keto, low-carb and diabetic friendly pancakes and waffles!
* 5g Net Carbs, 9g protein, 5g Fiber per serving. Made with almonds, eggs, TigerNut, coconut, cassava, and buttermilk.
* Preparation is a breeze: simply scoop the desired amount of mix into a bowl, add water, mix, and make. Just add water – no eggs or milk necessary. If you don’t want to use it all at once, Our resealable Closure keeps the mix fresh for next time.
https://birchbenders.com/products/keto

One of America’s Favorites – Red Beans and Rice

September 30, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Red beans and rice at a restaurant in California

Red beans and rice is an emblematic dish of Louisiana Creole cuisine (not originally of Cajun cuisine) traditionally made on Mondays with red beans, vegetables (bell pepper, onion, and celery), spices (thyme, cayenne pepper, and bay leaf) and pork bones as left over from Sunday dinner, cooked together slowly in a pot and served over rice. Meats such as ham, sausage (most commonly andouille and Chaurice), and tasso ham are also frequently used in the dish. The dish is customary – ham was traditionally a Sunday meal and Monday was washday. A pot of beans could sit on the stove and simmer while the women were busy scrubbing clothes. The dish is now fairly common throughout the Southeast. Similar dishes are common in Latin American cuisine, including moros y cristianos and gallo pinto.

Red beans and rice is one of the few New Orleans style dishes to be commonly served both in people’s homes and in restaurants. Many neighborhood restaurants and even schools continue to serve it as a Monday lunch or dinner special, usually with a side order of cornbread and either smoked sausage or a pork chop. While Monday washdays are largely a thing of the past, red beans remain a staple for large gatherings such as Super Bowl and Mardi Gras parties. Indeed, red beans and rice is very much part of the New Orleans identity. New Orleanian Louis Armstrong’s favorite food was red beans and rice – the musician would sign letters “Red Beans and Ricely Yours, Louis Armstrong”. And in 1965, the R&B instrumental group Booker T. & the M.G.’s wrote and recorded a song titled “Red Beans and Rice” that was originally a B-side but later became popular in its own right.

A plate of red beans and rice with sausage from The Chimes restaurant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The vegetarian dish Rajma chawal is very similar (which translates literally to red beans and rice), popular in North India. Red beans and rice is also a dietary staple in Central America, where it is known as “arroz con habichuelas”. The dish is popular in Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Haitian and Jamaican cuisine as well.

Red kidney beans or small red beans are used and they are usually (but not always) soaked beforehand.

The dish is highly nutritious. Rice is rich in starch, an excellent source of energy. Rice also has iron, vitamin B and protein. Beans also contain a good amount of iron and an even greater amount of protein than rice. Together they make up a complete protein, which provides each of the amino acids the body cannot make for itself.

In addition, rice and beans are common and affordable ingredients, often available in difficult economic times.

 

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Red and Black Casserole

October 22, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Red and Black Casserole. Black Beans, Red Beans, Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, and Rice are some of the ingredients that make up this week’s Dish. It’s from the CooksRecipes website which has a huge selection of recipes to fit all Diets or Cuisines. So check it out today! Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

A hearty meatless main dish casserole with black and red beans, mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, corn, tomato and rice.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 (16-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (16-ounce) can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 cups water
1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained, chopped
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup long-cooking rice, uncooked

Cooking Directions:
1 – If using dry beans, soak in 4 cups of water for up to 8 hours, or overnight in the refrigerator. Drain and rinse.
2 – Combine with 4 cups of fresh water and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until tender. Drain.
3 – Coat large skillet with nonfat cooking spray. Sauté mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, and garlic. Combine with remaining ingredients and pour into a 9x13x2-inch baking dish. Cover and bake 45 minutes at 350°F (175°C).
Makes 6 servings.ed and Black Casserole
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/red_and_black_casserole_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash

September 17, 2018 at 5:01 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is – Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash. A Vegetarian Hash, just full of of Sweet Potatoes, Bell Peppers, Onion, Dark Red Kidney Beans, and Red Beans! No Meat needed with this Dish! The recipe is from the CooksRecipes website which has a large selection of Vegetarian Recipes along with recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. Check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

Herbed Bean and Sweet Potato Hash
This wholesome and colorful vegetarian hash can be served anytime of the day, with or without the egg topper.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
4 cups peeled cubed sweet potato (1/2-inch cubes)
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 (15-ounce) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed, drained (1 1/2 cups cooked)
1 (15-ounce) can small red beans, rinsed, drained (1 1/2 cups cooked)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Melt butter in a large skillet; add sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and herbs. Cook, covered, over medium heat until vegetables are tender, 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2 – Mash beans coarsely; stir into vegetable mixture and cook until hot through, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each).

Tip: Top with one poached or sunny-side-up egg.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 250; Fat 3g; % Calories from Fat 10; Potassium; 641mg; Calcium 67mg; Carbohydrate 48g; Folate 96mcg; Sodium 711mg; Protein 10g; Dietary Fiber 13g; Cholesterol 5mg.

https://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/herbed_bean_and_sweet_potato_hash_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Grilled Beany Zucchini

August 14, 2017 at 5:04 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is a- Grilled Beany Zucchini. The recipe is off the CooksRecipes website. The Cooks site has a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes and cuisines so check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

Grilled Beany Zucchini

Hollowed out zucchini are stuffed with a savory Italian-seasoned bean filling and grilled just until the shells are crisp-tender.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 large zucchini, cut lengthwise into halves
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium tomato, seeded, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo or red beans (1 1/2 cups), rinsed, drained and coarsely mashed
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese – divided use

Cooking Directions:

1 – Hollow out zucchini with sharp knife, leaving 1/4-inch shells; reserve shells. Chop zucchini that was removed.
Sauté chopped zucchini, bell pepper, onion, and garlic in oil in large skillet until crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Add tomato and basil and sauté until tomato is wilted and mixture is fairly dry, about 5 minutes.
2 – Add beans to side of skillet; coarsely mash about half the beans. Mix beans and 2 tablespoons cheese into zucchini mixture.
3 – Spoon mixture into reserved zucchini shells; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons cheese. Grill, covered, over medium-hot coals until zucchini shells are crisp-tender when pierced with a sharp knife, 10 to 15 minutes.

Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 240; Fat 7 g; % Calories from Fat 24; Calcium 152 mg; Carbohydrate 37g; Folate 138 mcg; Sodium 327 mg; Protein 11 g; Dietary Fiber 9 g; Cholesterol 4 mg.

http://www.cooksrecipes.com/mless/grilled_beany_zucchini_recipe.html

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Red Beans and Rice

July 21, 2015 at 4:49 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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A classic comfort food dish for this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week, Red Beans and Rice.

 
Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients

2 cans (about 15 ounces each) Red Beans
1 can (about 14 ounces) Diced Tomatoes
1/2 cup Chopped Celery
1/2 cup Chopped Green Bell Pepper
1/2 cup Chopped Green Onions
2 Cloves Garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Frank’s Red Hot Sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 Bay Leaf
3 cups Hot Cooked Rice

 

Instructions

1 – Combine all ingredients except Rice in slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 5-6 hours.
2 – Mash mixture slightly in slow cooker with Potato Masher until mixture thickens. Increase temperature to High. Cover and cook on High 30 TO 60 minutes. Remove and discard Bay Leaf. Serve Bean Mixture over Rice.

Nutrition

Calories 248, Total Fat 1g, Carbs 49g, Dietary Fiber 11g, Sodium 611mg

Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

May 12, 2015 at 4:53 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Zatarain's | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

 

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After some hot and humid days, then cloudy and rainy days, we have our beautiful Spring days back! Nothing but sunshine and in the 60’s, beautiful out today. After Breakfast and my morning workout I went to Kroger, needed Bread and Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns. Came home and borrowed the neighbors leaf blower and used it to clean out around the shed, ramp, and driveway. I’m going to have to invest in a leaf blower soon. After that got the cart out and enjoyed this beautiful Spring Day! For dinner tonight it’s Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage.

 

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While at Meijer I noticed they had a full selection Zatarain’s Products, one being Zatarain’s Big Easy Red Beans and Rice. Couldn’t pass this one up! Packaged in a microwave ready bag, just heat 90 seconds and serve! Red Beans, White Rice, and Bell Peppers, I just added the Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. Excellent Red Beans and Rice Dish! Well seasoned, bit of heat, and nice portions of Beans and Rice. Got a Keeper here for the Pantry!

 

 
For the Turkey Sausage I used Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. I took one of the Sausages and cut it inRed Beans and Rice Smoked Turkey Sausage 004 to bite size pieces. Using a medium size skillet that I sprayed it with Pam cooking Spray, also added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and heated it on medium. When the skillet was heated up I added the Turkey Sausage pieces. I cooked them about 12 minutes, stirring them frequently. As the Sausage was finishing I took the Beans and Rice Pouch out of the microwave as it finished heating, opened up the Pouch and emptied it into a large bowl. Took the Turkey Sausage as it finished and added that to the bowl with a couple of shakes of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and mixed together everything and served. Now I got a Hearty Dish! Just love the trio of Beans, Rice, and Smoked Turkey Sausage. I also had a slice of Klosterman Wheat Bread. For dessert later a bowl of Del Monte No Sugar Added Mango Chunks.

 

 

 

Zatarain’s Big Easy Red Beans and Rice

Zatarains Big Easy Red Beans and White Rice – Zatarains Big Easy Rice brings you the fun and flavor of New Orleans in just 90 seconds in the microwave This savory dish is perfect as a side dish or jazzed up as a meal – the Big Easy just got easier.

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* Seasoned white rice
* With tender red beans and bell peppers
* Ready in 90 seconds

Ingredients:
Cooked Enriched Long Grain Rice (Water, Rice, Iron, Niacin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Folic Acid), Red Beans, Green And Red Bell Peppers, Soybean Oil, Sea Salt, Soy Sauce (Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Corn Syrup Solids, Salt), Yeast Extract, Onions, Pork Stock, Garlic, Spices, Natural Flavor, Caramel Color, Torula Yeast, Bacon Fat, Salt.

Nutrition information
(Amount per serving)
Calories: 230 Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 550mg Sugar: 0g
Fat: 3gFiber: 5g Carbohydrates: 46g

 

http://www.mccormick.com/Zatarains/Products/Dinner-and-Side-Mixes/Microwave-Rice/Big-Easy-Red-Beans-and-Rice

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage

14 oz. | Servings: 7

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.

Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

 

http://www.butterball.com/products/turkey-sausage-and-franks/every-day-smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa

April 16, 2014 at 5:20 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Red Beans and Rice w/ Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa

 

 

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A little chilly out there this morning, about 22 degrees! It was supposed to warm up to above 50 degrees but I don’t think it ever reached 50 with cool breeze blowing all day. Went to walmart I needed a new Hair Trimmer, the old one finally died after about 15 years. Picked a small Jennie – O Turkey, about 1.79 lbs, for easter that I’ll prepare for Easter. For dinner tonight, a Jennie – O Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa along with Red Beans and Rice.

 

 

 

 

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I can only find the Jennie – O Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa at Target. So last time i was there I picked up a couple of packages of it. To start I prepared the Red Beans and Rice. I used the Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Reduced Sodium Red Beans and Rice. Easy way to have some excellent Red Beans and Rice, plus it’s Reduced Sodium. If you love Red Beans and Rice you’ll love this! To prepare; In a 2 quart saucepan, combine 2 3/4 cups water, 2 tablespoons olive oil or margarine and Zatarain’s Black Beans and Rice. Stir well and bring to boil. Stir, reduce heat, cover and simmer over Low heat for 25 minutes. As the Red Beans and Rice is cooking I cut the Turkey Kiebasa in ½-inch slices. With about 12 minutes of cooking time left for the Beans and Rice I added it the mix. Continued cooking another 13 minutes or so and served. One good combination, Zatarain’s New Orleans Style Reduced Sodium Red Beans and Rice and the Jennie – O Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa. The flavor of Kiebasa paired with red beans and Rice is perfect, I did add a couple of shakes or so of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. Also had a slice of Klosterman Wheat Bread. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Yogurt.

 

 

 

 

Jennie O Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa

Jennie – O Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa
Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage with superior texture and taste with 65 percent less fat than pork and beef kielbasa.
Nutritional Information
Serving Size 56 g
Total Carbohydrates 1 g
Calories 90 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 50 Sugars 1 g
Total Fat 5.0 g Protein 8 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 30 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 550 mg Calcium 6%
Ingredients
TURKEY, MECHANICALLY SEPARATED TURKEY, WATER, SOY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, CONTAINS 2% OR LESS SALT, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, DEXTROSE, SEASONING (SUGAR, DEXTROSE, GARLIC POWDER, SPICES, SPICE EXTRACT), NATURAL FLAVORING, SODIUM ERYTHORBATE, SODIUM NITRITE. MADE WITH COLLAGEN CASING. CONTAINS SOY. NO GLUTEN.

 
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Zatarains Red Sodium Red Beans Rice

Zatarain’s Reduced Sodium Red Beans and Rice

 

25% Less sodium than our original Red Beans and Rice. Serves 4. A New Orleans tradition. Since 1889. This easy-to-prepare dinner mix has just the right blend of ingredients for a great tasting, authentic New Orleans style meal. Zatarain’s has been the leader in authentic New Orleans style food since 1889. So when you want great flavor, Jazz it up with Zatarain’s! This product contains 720 mg of sodium per serving. Our original Red Beans & Rice contains 1200 mg sodium per serving.

Tips: Try adding a half pound of sliced smoked sausage or diced ham to make a delicious dinner entrée.

 

Directions
Easy Stove Top: 1. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine 2 3/4 cups water, 2 tablespoons olive oil or margarine and Zatarain’s Black Beans and Rice. Stir well and bring to boil. 2.Stir, reduce heat, cover and simmer over Low heat for 25 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. 3. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Stir and serve. Black Beans and Rice will be saucy. For less saucy product reduce water by 1/4 cup. Allow to stand covered for 5 minutes before serving.
Ingredients:
ENRICHED LONG GRAIN PARBOILED RICE (RICE, IRON, NIACIN, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, FOLIC ACID), RED BEAN, ONION, ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR (WHEAT & MALT BARLEY FLOUR, NIACIN, IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID), SALT, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SOY SAUCE (HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, SALT), POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, RED & GREEN BELL PEPPERS, TORULA YEAST, YEAST EXTRACT, GARLIC, CARAMEL COLOR, SPICES (INCLUDING RED PEPPER), AND NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR (INCLUDING HICKORY SMOKED SALT).

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: about 1/3 cup (65g) = 1 cup prepared

Servings Per Container: about 3.5
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories: 230

Calories from Fat: 5

Total Fat: 0.5g 1%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 720mg 30%

Total Carb: 46g 15%

Dietary Fiber: 6g 24%

Sugar: less than 1g

Protein: 9g

Vitamin A: 4%

Vitamin C: 20%

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 15%

 
http://www.zatarains.com/Products/Reduced-Sodium/Reduced-Sodium-Red-Beans-Rice.aspx

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