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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Added: Friday, July 8, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb dried red beans (or can use large white beans)
1 lb smoked ham or smoked sausage diced into inch pieces
6 quarts of water
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup green onions
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1/3 cup finely chopped parsley
1 Tbsp minced garlic
Salt, pepper, and Creole seasoning to taste
1 can chicken broth

Directions:
Directions:
Wash beans well before cooking. Place beans in a heavy pot with 6 quarts of water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add onions, garlic, green pepper, and meat after about 30 minutes. Continue cooking over high heat for another 30 minutes, stirring every 5 to 10 minutes. Lower heat and allow beans to simmer. Stir often, scraping the bottom of the pot. Season with salt, pepper, and Creole seasoning. Add half of green onions and parsley one hour after beans have been turned down to simmer. Thirty minutes later add the second half of green onions and parsley. Add can of chicken broth. Simmer an additional 30 minutes. Total cooking time is approx. 3 hours. Serve over rice with links of grilled smoked sausage.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10

 

 

 

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