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    One-pot Cajun rice and beans

    Try this vegetarian one-pot warmer.  It's easy to make and just right for cold winter days.

    • Vegetarian
    • Low Fat
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 40-45 minutes
    • Total time: 50-55 minutes

    Serves: 4-6


    1 tbsp olive oil
    2 leeks, chopped
    1 1/2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
    250g LOVE Life Brown Basmati & Wild Rice
    600g tub LOVE Life Chargrilled Mediterranean Vegetable Soup
    400g parsnips, peeled and diced
    195g can sweetcorn, drained
    400g can essential Waitrose Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
    500ml Cooks' Ingredients Vegetable Stock


    1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the leeks for 2-3 minutes.  Add the Cajun seasoning and rice and cook for 1 minutes.  
    2. Stir in the soup, parsnips, sweetcorn, kidney beans and a little of the stock, then cover and cook gently for 35-40 minutes, occasionally adding extra stock until the rice is tender.  Season to taste before serving.

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    Cook's tip

    This recipe also works well using a 600g tub Waitrose Tomato and Fresh Basil Soup.


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