Creamy Red Beans and Rice with Caramelized Onions

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 5 min.
Total: 1 hr. 20 min.
This creamy and delicious recipe makes a tasty side dish for almost any meal.


  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 16-ounce can red kidney beans, drained
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup grated Asiago cheese
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook rice in chicken broth for about 45 minutes. Set aside uncovered.
  • Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook until onions begin to brown (about 8 minutes). Add rice, beans, sour cream, cheese and black pepper.
  • Stir until well blended and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 233
  Calories from Fat 102 (44%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(34%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(9%)Cholesterol 27mg
(17%)Sodium 410mg
(10%)Potassium 343mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(19%)Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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