Vegetarian Louisiana-Style Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Vegetarian Louisiana-Style Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Preparation Total time: 4 hours, 30 minutes Prep time: 2 hours Cook time: 2 hours, 30 minutes Serving Size: 8


  • 1 (1-pound) package Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 (32-ounce) container no-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Liquid smoke seasoning
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooked Rice


  • Rinse and sort beans. (Optional: Soak your beans)
  • Put the beans in a pot and cover them with vegetable broth. Set heat to high.
  • In another pot or skillet, sauté the garlic, onion, celery, and bell pepper in olive oil until tender.
  • Add the sautéed vegetable mixture and remaining ingredients, except salt and rice, to the beans.
  • When the beans reach a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 2 ½ hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Add water to beans as needed.
  • When the beans are completely tender, add salt to taste.
  • Remove bay leaves.
  • Salt to taste and serve over cooked rice.