Red beans and rice is a classic Cajun dish. Try this Louisiana favorite with Ground Beef.
Cajun-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner), 1 tablespoon liquid smoke, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
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Nutrition information per serving: 380 Calories; 72 Calories from fat; 8g Total Fat (3 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Trans Fat; 0.4 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 3.1 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 80 mg Cholesterol; 580 mg Sodium; 45 g Total Carbohydrate; 11 g Dietary Fiber; 34 g Protein; 5 mg Iron; 985 mg Potassium; 1.1 mg NE Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.6 mcg Vitamin B12; 7.2 mg Zinc; 20 mcg Selenium; 96.9 mg Choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Choline.