Red Beans Turkey & Rice

Red Beans Turkey & Rice

This recipe is the epitome of classic Cajun comfort food. Fill your house with the aroma of thyme, lean turkey and stewed tomatoes. This low-fat recipe is ready to eat in under 60 minutes!

Makes 6 servings 6
Prep time Under 30 minutes PTM
Total time 1 hour PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 350 Fat 6g
Protein 23g Cholesterol 55mg
Carbohydrates 50g Sodium 790mg
Fiber 8g Saturated Fat 2g
Sugars 8g


1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey

1 cup finely chopped onion

1 green pepper, finely chopped

½ cup sliced celery

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1½ teaspoons thyme

1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

½ teaspoon salt

1 (14½-ounce) can cajun-style stewed tomatoes

1 (15-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

¼ cup tomato paste

4 cups cooked white or brown rice

¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


STEP 1: Cook ground turkey in a large, deep skillet, as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

STEP 2: Add onion, green pepper, celery and garlic. Cook for five minutes or until slightly softened; stirring occasionally.

STEP 3: Sprinkle with thyme, hot pepper sauce and salt. Cook for five minutes, stirring occasionally.

STEP 4: Add Cajun-style stewed tomatoes, kidney beans and tomato paste. Cook uncovered for ten minutes or until hot with flavors blended, stirring occasionally.

STEP 5: Serve over cooked rice. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve with additional hot sauce if desired.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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