Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients

1 cup red beans -- dried
3 cups water
1 clv garlic -- chopped fine
1 stalk celery -- chopped
2 tablespoons parsley -- chopped
1 lrg bay leaf
1 medium onion -- chopped

Preparation

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Pick over and wash beans. Soaking: Bring beans to a boil in 6 cups water; boil for 10-15 minutes, remove from heat, cover and let stand in soak water for 1 hour. Drain soak water and add fresh cooking water. Season with bacon drippings, ham or other seasoning meat. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Add onion, garlic, celery, parsley and bay leaf. Adjust salt. Continue to cook another 1/2 to 1 hour. If beans get too dry, add a little HOT water. For improved flavor, add 2 tbs sug
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Serving Ideas: Serve with French bread or baguettes and plenty of
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NOTES: Don't forget to put the Tabasco or other Louisiana hot sauce on the table.

 



Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Monday, January 4, 2010 - 6:27am

Creator:

Anonymous

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