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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
tonja yelton
Added: Thursday, December 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. dried small red beans (not kidney beans)
1 lg onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
1 ham hock or 5 slices chopped bacon
1 Tbsp. dried basil
2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. pepper
1/3 c. brown sugar
2 dashes tobasco sauce
2 bay leaves
water
2 c. uncooked white rice (converted)

Directions:
Directions:
Do not soak beans. Put all ingredients except rice in large pot. Add water to cover and simmer uncovered 3-4 hours, until beans are tender. Add more water if necessary. 1/2 hr. before serving, cook rice according to directions. Serve red beans over rice with plenty of liquid from the pot and hot corn bread.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8

 

 

 

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