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Stovetop Creole Red Beans

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Our Creole Red Bean Seasoning is a tried-and-true blend of authentic Creole spices and vegetables you can use to season a pot of Camellia® Brand Red Kidney Beans to perfection. Just add beans for a classic one-pot meal!


Total time:
1 hour, 45 minutes
Prep time:
5 minutes
Cook time:
1 hour, 40 minutes


  1. In a heavy pot, add 1 pound Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans, rinsed and sorted, plus 8-10 cups of water.
  2. Bring beans to a boil for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in Creole Red Bean Seasoning.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally for 1 to 1 ½ hours or until beans are tender.


  1. Make it meaty. Add 1 lb. of pre-cooked sliced smoked sausage or chopped ham when adding the Creole Red Bean Seasoning.
  2. Keep it veggie (or vegan). Add your favorite plant-based protein.
  3. Go classic. Serve over cooked rice with cornbread or French bread.