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Red Beans and Rice
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Red Beans and Rice

Menu (Time: 30 minutes):
Romaine salad with shredded carrots
 Cajun Red Beans and Rice
Garlic breadsticks

Boxed version (1 1/2 cups, prepared with 1.2 ounces chicken andouille sausage): 429 calories, 2.4 grams fat, 2,562 milligrams sodium

Our version (3/4 cup beans mixture plus 3/4 cup rice): 336 calories, 8.4 grams fat, 698 milligrams sodium

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