9 Reviews

I cooked this soup tonight and the whole family thought it was great. It couldn't have been any easier to put together and the taste was fantastic! I couldn't find any cajun tomatoes, so I used tomatoes with chilies and added some cajun seasoning. This is one that will definitely go in my favorites.

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Dreamgoddess October 10, 2002

I made this for supper last night. It was absolutely delicious. Hearty ham and bean flavor with the zest of the cajun tomatoes and spices. I did as you suggested and served over rice and with your sour cream corn bread. My husband and I were totally thrilled with this yummy southern fare. Thanks Nurse Di.

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bella214 January 13, 2003

We thought this was delicious and so simple to make, didn't even have to chop onions. I did add a cup of smoked sausage because I didn't have enough ham. I also like a variety of beans so I used red, black, and white beans. I didn't have cajun stewed tomatoes, so just used the original recipe and I did have to add more liquid, it all was still great. Tried it as is and also over rice, liked it both ways. This was so good on a day we were painting the house and didn't have time to cook. Thanks!

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Carol Main April 19, 2003

I made these for Fathers Day & we all loved them! I used light red kidney beans & didnt drain the tomatoes. I would use diced next time but other than that, the seasonings were perfect. Our store didnt have cajun style tomatoes so used 1 tsp of cajun seasoning. Thanks!

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Ang11002 June 17, 2012

I made this using regular stewed tomatoes and I added onion. Very easy I would make this again.

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Tracie Altland October 05, 2008

This is total comfort food and I don't have to wait 4 hours for my Red Beans and Rice! I totally love this recipe but I kicked it up a bit with extra seasoning (at least another 1/4 tsp of each) and more Tabasco. I should probably mention that I added a teaspoon of red pepper flakes too. ;) Thanks for sharing, rbs!

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rickoholic83 August 07, 2007

This recipe gets high ratings for being easy and pretty tasty. It turned out a little on the soupy side for me, to thicken it I pureed 1/4 of the mixture and then returned it to the pan. I also added more cajun seasoning since we like things spicy. I believe for a deeper, richer flavor I will still go with the slow-cooked dry bean with fresh onions and garlic method......but if you are in a hurry and want something quick and tasty this is it!

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shimmerchk February 11, 2004

So quick and easy to make!! I couldn't find cajun tomatoes either, so I took Dreamgoddess' advice and used tomatoes with chilis and added 1 ts of cajun seasoning. I was also quite heavy-handed with the spices as we like it spicy! I served this with white rice and Jellyqueen's Cheese and Pepper Bread: I thought this was very nice, but my husband absolutely *raved* about this! He finished the whole pot in under 12 hours as he kept going back for the leftovers. Good and hearty meal!

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stormylee October 20, 2003

Easy, easy, easy, an soooo delicious. We love red beans and rice and this was a nice quick version. Great seasonings. I added hot sauce to taste. I am not sure how much I used though. I also threw in a bay leaf for the simmer stage and served the beans and ham over rice. Very delish.

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Gracie in NM March 30, 2003
Red Beans and Ham