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Southern Style White Beans and Rice

by jughandle
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submitted by Andy Garr

This Southern Style White Beans and Rice Recipe was submitted by Andy Garr.  Andy has a keen eye, and taste, for good Southern food.  Thanks Andy.  What we have here is a true quick Southern Comfort food recipe that will be made in my household as long as I’m around. – jughandle

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South Louisiana-Style White Beans & Rice

Southern Style comfort food to warm your innards on those cold 50 degree southern winter days.
Course Dinner, First Course, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine Southern American
Keywords Southern Style White Beans
Protein Andouille Sausage
Cooking Method Crock Pot, Stove Top
Hot/Cold Dish Hot
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings

What You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound smoked or Andouille sausage - sliced
  • 1 onion - large onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper - chopped
  • 1 stalk celery - large stalk chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 pound Northern Beans - Camellia Brand would be nice
  • 10 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt - more or less to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper - more or less to taste
  • 1 tsp Creole seasoning - more or less to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley - plus extra for garnish
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions - plus extra for garnish
  • 8 cups cooked rice - hot cooked, 1 cup per serving more or less

Equipment Needed:

  • large heavy Dutch oven


  • Rinse and sort beans.
  • To a large heavy pot over medium heat, add oil.
  • Add sliced sausage to pot, and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Put the onions, bell pepper, celery, and garlic into pot, and sauté till soft and translucent.
  • Add beans, water, cayenne, and bay leaf to pot.
  • Bring it all to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer uncovered for 1-2 hours, or until beans are tender. Add additional water as necessary. Don't let it dry out and burn.
  • For a creamier consistency, mash some beans against the side of the pot or use a stick blender.
  • Add salt, pepper, and creole seasoning to taste.
  • Just before serving, stir in fresh parsley and green onions, and serve with hot cooked rice.


Nutrition Facts
South Louisiana-Style White Beans & Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 679mg30%
Potassium 526mg15%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 19.8mg24%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Camellia Brand Great Northern Beans provided this classic recipe.  They have great products and can be purchased on the internet to be delivered to your door.

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