Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 hours
Serving Size
1 cup
1 pound dried red beans
1/2 pound turkey sausage, thinly sliced
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
7 cups water
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
Green onions, chopped for garnish
Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  1. Check beans for rocks and rinse thoroughly.
  2. Add rinsed beans to slow cooker, along with turkey sausage, celery, bell pepper, onion, garlic, water, Worcestershire sauce, salt and chili powder.
  3. Set slow cooker on high setting and cook for 6 hours.
  4. Serve red beans on top of cooked rice. Top with green onions and parsley.
For Stovetop preparation:

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil, sauté onions for 3-5 minutes, add garlic, celery, bell pepper and sauté for another 5 minutes. Add spices and cook for an addition minute. Add water and beans and simmer with tilted lid until beans are tender, about an hour.



Recipe modified by CHOICES Nutrition Education Program

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