Va Vite Red Beans and Rice

A quick, delicious and easy recipe of Red Beans and Rice for the Instant Pot or stove-top that is sure to satisfy any hungry appetite.



3  16-ounce cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained

1 3/4 cups chicken stock, no salt (use 1/4 cup more for stove top cooking)

3 tablespoons flour

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped celery

2 pressed garlic cloves

4 ounces breakfast sausage

12 ounces smoked sausage or andouille sausage, sliced 1/4 inch thick

1 1/4 teaspoons Slap Ya Mama Cajun seasoning

2 bay leaves

1 small bundle fresh thyme leaves (tied with string) or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves


Instant Pot Cooking

Stove-top Cooking


Turn off the Instant Pot if it gets too hot when cooking vegetables or browning sausage. You can turn it back on if needed to finish the sauteing or browning process.


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