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Red Beans and Rice Recipe

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Contributor:  
Mom Richardson

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb dry kidney beans
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 medium green pepper (optional)
1 Tablespoon dried parsley
1 small red pepper or dried crushed red pepper
Ham hocks
Ham steaks
1 pound smoked sausage (Zeigler Red Hots)
Salt and pepper to taste
Rice

Directions:
Directions:
Soak beans overnight. Drain water. Put onions, beans, red pepper, ham, parsley and salt and pepper into large pot. Cover with approximately 2 quarts water. Cook uncovered 1/2 hour, then cover and simmer.
Cut sausage into about 1/2 inch lengths. Cook in a little water for about 20 minutes. Remove from water and add to bean pot. Cook all together for 3 hours or longer. Serve over cooked rice.

*I almost always double this recipe.
*Freezes well.

 

 

 

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