Directions1. Coat pan with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; saute three to four minutes or until tender.
2. Add beans, water, bouillon, honey, oregano, hot sauce, bay leaves and sausage; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.
1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with vegetable cooking spray; place over medium high heat until hot. Add onion, carrot, celery, red and green peppers, and garlic; sauté three to four minutes or until tender. Remove vegetable mixture from heat; set aside, and keep warm.
2. Combine water and Cajun seasoning in a medium saucepan, stirring well; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
3. Combine vegetable mixture and cooked rice in a large bowl; add chopped parsley, and toss gently to combine.
Yield: 8 servings spicy red beans, 4 cups vegetable rice
Nutrition Information (not including rice: 375 calories, 7 grams fat, fiber 6.8 grams