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Easy Red Beans & Rice

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1 cup long-grain brown rice
2 cups dried red beans
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups boiling water

1. Add everything to the crockpot and stir together.

2. Cook on low for around 6-8 hours. Cooking times may vary slightly depending on your crockpot.

Serves 6

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 350 Calories; 2g Fat (4.5% calories from fat); 18g Protein; 68g Carbohydrate; 18g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 552mg Sodium.

Exchanges: 4 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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About Amy

Recently I came to an ugly realization–I am middle aged. I didn’t really think so but then I doubled my age and thought, “Hmmmm…some of people don’t live to that age. I must be middle age.” This epiphany came in the third quarter of my 39th year. So I am surviving middle age…it’s scary.

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