My attempt at Red Beans & Rice!

This turned out REALLY well!  I made a few substitutions:  Mini Peppers for the Green Pepper, and Turkey Kielbasa for the Andouille Sausage.

I also served up my Red Beans & Sausage over Spinach and Steamed Broccoli.  Delicious!

Pictured above:  Red Beans in the Crockpot, Ben’s Red Beans & Rice, Dorothy’s Red Beans over Veggies

Nutritional Comparison:  Zataran’s Red Beans & Rice w/ Sausage Mix vs. Iowa Girl Eats Lighter Red Beans & 1/2 c. white Rice vs. Dorothy’s Even Lighter Red Beans & Sausage over Veggies

Calories:  560 vs. 837 vs. 360

Fat:  19g vs. 19.6g vs. 4.7g

Total Carbs:  76g vs. 126g vs. 54g

Fiber:  7g vs. 14g vs. 14g

Protein:  18g vs. 37g vs. 30g