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Traditional Stovetop Red Beans & Rice

Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 5 hours


  • 1 lb. Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 lb. Smoked Andouille Sausage, sliced
  • 8-10 cups Water
  • 1/4 stick Butter
  • 2 cups Chopped Vegetable Blend (onions, celery, green bell peppers, parsley flakes)
  • 1 clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1 whole Bay leaf
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Cajun Seasoning to taste
  • 6 cups Cajun Country Long-Grain Rice, cooked


  • Rinse and sort beans.
  • Optional: Soak beans using your preferred method.
  • In a large heavy pot, cook sliced sausage for 5 minutes.
  • Add chopped seasoning blend and garlic to cooked sausage, along with 1/4 stick butter, and continue to cook until onions turn soft and clear.
  • Add beans, water, and bay leaf.
  • Bring to rolling boil for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat, simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until beans are desired tenderness.
  • Add salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning to taste.
  • Serve over hot cooked rice.