Mardi Gras Red Beans and Rice

  • 1 cup Onion, diced
  • 1 cup Mélange a Trios (frozen bell pepper blend) diced
  • 1 cup Celery, diced
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Butter or olive oil
  • 2 Cans Kidney Beans
  • 1lb Sliced Andouille Sausage
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Hot Sauce to taste
  • 1 box Rice and Orzo Pilaf

Sauté the onion, bell pepper, garlic and butter until the vegetables are soft. (about 3-4 minutes) Add the two cans of Kidney Beans, water and sausage to the pot and stir over medium heat. (Do not over heat as beans will scorch and burn on bottom) Serve over Rice and Orzo Pilaf. Serves 4 to 6.