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Red Beans and Smoked Sausage Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debra Graves
Added: Sunday, June 22, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. dry red beans or 6 cans red beans
1 ham hock or 10 slices bacon
2 tsp tabasco sauce
1 tsp garlic salt
1 lb. smoked sausage, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
3 bay leaves
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Cooked rice depending on the amount you on planning on feeding at this time.
1 lg. chopped onion

Directions:
Directions:
Soak beans according to package directions. Add remaining ingredients, except smoked sausage and rice, to beans and simmer in a large heavy saucepan until beans are as tender as desired. Liquid should thicken as beans become softer. Time will vary from 1 1/2 to 4 hours, depending on type of beans used, soaking method and hardness of water.

Add smoked sausage last 45 minutes of cooking. Serve over hot cooked rice.
If canned beans are used, omit salt, combine all ingredients except rice and simmer 45-60 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dried beans are well worth the wait.

 

 

 

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