red beans and rice
Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice
is an authentic New Orleans recipe made with red beans, andouille sausage and ham hock. Perfect for a family dinner or a Mardi Gras meal!
– vegetable oil – andouille sausage – onion – bell pepper – celery – garlic – dried thyme – cayenne pepper
– salt – black pepper powder – chicken broth – bay leaves – small red beans – smoked ham hock – green onions – parsley – cooked rice (to serve)
"This is a very good recipe and very reminiscent of the red beans I grew up with that my Louisiana born and bred Mother makes. This is an authentic tasting recipe."
saute andouille sausage
Saute andouille sausage until browned. Transfer sausage to a bowl and set aside.
Saute onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic until the onion is translucent. Deglaze as needed.
Add spices and stir to coat, about 30 seconds. Add some broth to deglaze, scraping up all brown bits.
add broth, ham hock and red beans
Add broth, bay leaves, ham hock, red beans and stir to combine.
the red beans and do a
of pressure after cooking is complete.
shred ham hock
Open the Instant Pot and remove the ham hock and chop into bite-size pieces. Discard bone.
mash red beans
Remove about 1 cup of beans to a small bowl and mash with a fork.
return ham hock, beans and sausage to pot
Return ham hock, beans and andouille sausage to the Instant Pot.
Stir everything together and heat through on
mode until thickened.
serve and garnish
This recipe tastes amazing the next day, so it's a great make-ahead recipe. Serve over rice and garnish with parsley and green onions.
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