Easy Texan Red Beans and Rice

For our Easy Texan Red Beans and Rice recipe, you’ll need beef broth, Cajun-seasoned red beans and our Success® White Rice.

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Easy Texan Red Beans and Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (15 oz) Cajun seasoned red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Sliced green onions, optional


  • Enjoy this classic recipe for Easy Texan Red Beans and Rice and you’ll have the perfect side dish for weekend barbecues, Tex-Mex dinners and everything in between!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in beans, broth, salt, pepper and cooked rice. Cook for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally until heated through. Serve garnished with green onions, if desired.

Great Beans and Rice

Want to know what makes the difference between your average beans and rice and this Texan classic? Well, we’ll let you in on a little secret, it’s all in the seasonings.

With caramelized onions, Cajun-spiced red kidney beans and about some beef broth, this dish will give you the punch of flavor you’d expect from a Southern side.

Beef broth makes a great addition to this red beans and rice delight and adds additional umami flavor. Additionally, a kick of Cajun seasoning makes this rice the perfect companion to any Louisiana-style gumbos or blackened chicken dishes.

Best of all, this recipe is super simple to make. In just 3 steps, you’ll have a savory, flavorful side dish. Simply precook a bag of our Success® White Rice, sauté the onions until slightly caramelized, and then stir in the rest of the ingredients. After 5 minutes, you’ll be ready to serve!

When we say that this recipe is in the bag, we mean it! In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have fluffy, delectable white rice with all the flavors of the Lone Star State.

Great With BBQ

This recipe is perfect with barbecue! Fire up the grill and enjoy this side dish with saucy ribs, a BBQ Chicken Rice Bowl or Texas-style smoked brisket.

Looking for a seafood option? Try our shrimp with rice recipes.