Plate of crock pot red beans and rice with a scoop of white rice

Crock Pot Red Beans and Rice

Crock Pot Red Beans and Rice makes an easy, hearty dinner recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 435kcal
Author I Heart Eating


  • 1 ham bone or ham hock
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion chopped
  • 4 celery stalks chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound dried small red beans rinsed and picked over
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 14 ounces Andouille sausage or smoked kielbasa sliced
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke


  • Place ingredients except sausage and liquid smoke into a crock pot.
  • Cook on high for 6-8 hours, or until beans are tender.
  • In the last 30 minutes, stir in sausage and liquid smoke.
  • Remove the ham bone or ham hocks.
  • If you want a thicker sauce, smash some of the beans, and stir back into the sauce.
  • Serve over cooked white rice.


  1. *If you'd like to speed up the morning prep, chop the veggies and mince the garlic the night before.
  2. Nutrition values are estimates.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1209mg | Potassium: 1149mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 16.8mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 5.3mg