You can’t beat this authentic southern wash-day classic! Beans and rice are the pillars of a nutritious vegetarian, high protein meal & you don’t need to cook for hours (or do laundry). Backpacker’s Pantry Louisiana Red Beans & Rice happen to be vegan but you won’t miss the meat. Bring along some andouille (or any dry sausage) if you want to and make it even more authentically Cajun. As is, Backpacker’s Pantry Louisiana Red Beans & Rice is vegetarian, gluten-free and perfectly spicy. All you need is 2 cups of boiling water and 20 minutes hydration time. Take along on a hike for a quick, great tasting, hot lunch or serve alongside a freshly caught trout. The addition of cheese, sour cream or some fresh veggies make an even more substantial meal. Students will appreciate the convenience of a tasty hot meal of beans & rice as will any backcountry adventurer or traveler. So versatile and easy to store it is optimal for long-term food storage. Dairy free. Wheat free. Nut free. And best of all it is also non-GMO! Soy free.
RED BEANS, PRECOOKED LONG GRAIN WHITE RICE, TOMATO, ONION, POTATO STARCH, SEA SALT, NEW MEXICO CHILI PEPPER, PURE CANE SUGAR NON GMO, CORN STARCH NON GMO, GARLIC, CUMIN SEED, OREGANO, CAYENNE PEPPER.
PREPARATION & STORAGE
Remove and discard enclosed oxygen absorber before beginning food preparation. Add 2-1/2 cups (600 mL) of boiling water. Stir well. Seal and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Stir and serve. Rehydration time doubles every 5,000 feet of elevation gain. Our directions are set for 5,000 feet. Best By Date on packaging is 10 years from manufacturing date.