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Creamy Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes


  • 1 1-pound package Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 pound smoked turkey wings sliced
  • 8-10 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 stick of butter
  • 2 cups chopped seasoning blend onions, celery, green bell peppers, parsley flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • cajun seasoning to taste
  • hot cooked rice


  1. Soak beans in 6-8 cups of water overnight
  2. Rinse and sort beans
  3. In large dutch oven, render sliced turkey meat in 2 tablespoons canola oil for 5 minutes.
  4. Add chopped seasoning blend and garlic to cooked turkey, along with 1/4 stick butter, and continue to cook until onions are translucent.
  5. Add beans, water, and bay leaves
  6. Bring to rolling boil for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  7. Reduce heat, simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until beans are desired tenderness.
  8. Add salt, pepper, cajun seasoning to taste.
  9. Serve over hot cooked rice.