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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Bonebrake

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb re kidney beans (soak in a pot of water overnight)
1 chopped onion
1 chopped onion
1 chopped green pepper
1 chopped clove of garlic (or more to taste)
2 T oil
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 t ground cumin
1/8 t cayenne pepper
1/2 t ground thyme
1/2 t basil
left over ham bone or cut up ham or 2 lbs of kielbasa sausage

Directions:
Directions:
If using sausage, slice into rounds, cook ahead of time, and put aside until later. If using ham bone and left over ham, place it in the pit in the beginning of cooking process.

After the beans have soaked all night, pour out the old water and put in fresh water to cover the beans. Place the oil in a frying pan and brown the onion, green pepper, and garlic until all are soft. Add browned vegetables to the beans in a large pot and recover with water. Add in the ham, holding the sausage until later.

Let the mix cook all day in a crock pot or over a low flame. Taste and add seasoning to taste. Before serving, add the sausage and serve over cooked rice.

 

 

 

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