Mardi Gras is coming, and hopefully one of these Recipes for Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice will get you excited about celebrating! There’s also a link for Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice for anyone who prefers that method!
PIN the Red Beans and Rice Recipes to try some later!
I love red beans and rice, and it’s a dish I’d happily eat for dinner any time of year. But it tastes especially good when it’s a special occasion, and this post has 20 different variations for Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice that are perfect to help get you in the mood for Mardi Gras! There are even a couple of meatless versions for people who’d like a vegetarian meal.
All of these recipes for red beans and rice are going to produce a tasty dinner that will make you drool! What do you think? Would your family like a dinner of Red Beans and Rice?
What is Red Beans and Rice?
Red Beans and Rice is a famous Louisiana Creole dish that was traditionally served on Monday to use meat that was left over from Sunday. Now it’s a beloved dish in New Orleans restaurants as well as a favorite for many people to make at home.
How do you get the complete recipe?
Just click any recipe name to see the complete recipe on that site. All photos are copyrighted to the site that posted the recipe.
Want Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice?
Check out Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice Recipes for more options for Red Beans and Rice!
This recipe for Authentic Red Beans and Rice is from Paint the Kitchen Red, and it’s flavored with ham and Creole Seasoning for amazing flavor!
Red Beans and Rice with Sausage from Simply Happy Foodie is a flavor-filled New Orleans traditional dish. You can’t go wrong with this spicy recipe if you prefer sausage!
Red Beans and Rice from A Pinch of Healthy comes together quickly. This recipe goes from pot to the table in about 1 1/2 hours, and you don’t need to presoak the beans!
Red Beans and Rice from 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking uses small red beans with spicy Andouille Sausage.
Red Beans and Rice from The Typical Mom looks tasty and Justine says this is easy to make for a frugal meal!
Pressure Cooker Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice from Kitschen Cat sounds good for anyone who’d like a meatless version of this traditional dish.
More Red Beans and Rice in the Instant Pot:
- Red Beans and Rice Soup from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen
- Vegetarian Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice from Two Sleevers
- Red Beans and Rice from Amy and Jacky
- Instant Pot Louisiana Red Beans and Rice from Stay Snatched
- How to Make Red Beans and Rice in an Electric Pressure Cooker from The Kitchn
- Instant Pot Copycat Popeye’s Red Beans and Rice from 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
Lydia, one thing I love about this recipe is how she puts the sausage in at the end so it stays firm!
Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) says
Slow cooker are really made for beans, aren't they? I make black beans in my slow cookers all the time, and now I'm going to try these red beans, too.
Kath, my pleasure. It looks so tasty!
Thanks so much for sharing my recipe, Kalyn! 🙂