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Camellia's Famous Red Bean Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Courtney Wilson
Added: Thursday, November 10, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. Camellia Red Kidneys

‰ lb. ham or seasoning meat

8 to 10 cups water

1 onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

2 tbls. celery, chopped

2 tbls. parsley, chopped

1 large bay leaf

Salt, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Rinse and sort beans and put in large, heavy pot and cover with cold water. Soak overnight or at least 3 hours. Drain off the water and add 8 to 10 cups cold water (cover the beans).

2. Render (sauté meat until fat is melted) meat in skillet. Remove meat and set aside.

3. Sauté in fat in skillet, onion, garlic, celery and parsley. Add these with meat, bay leaf, salt and pepper to beans.

4. Boil gently, stirring occasionally for about 1‰ hours, or until tender. Add more water while cooking if necessary.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15-20 minutes

 

 

 

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