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Rice and Pinto Beans with Andouille Sausage

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 1 lb. dried pinto beans
  • 12 cups water
  • 15 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning
  • 12 oz. Andouille sausage sliced or diced
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice


  • Soak the beans overnight (or for 2 hours in hot water) and then rinse. (How to Cook Dried Beans)
  • Add the beans and the 12 cups of water to a large saucepan. Add the diced tomatoes with their juices, diced onion, diced green pepper, taco seasoning and sliced sausage. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for an hour to 1 hour 30 minutes, or until beans are tender.
  • While the beans are cooking, cook your rice as directed.
  • Serve Rice with Pinto Beans and Andouille Sausage.