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Cajun Red Beans and Rice

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Category: Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Dried pinto beans (2 cups)
  • 4 c Uncooked AM Rice
  • -- (Medium or Long Brown)
  • 1 1/2 c Finely chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 c Finely chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 c Finely chopped green pepper
  • 5 Bay leaves
  • 1 ts White pepper
  • 3/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 1 ts Tabasco sauce, optional
  • -- (according to taste)
  • 2 ts Thyme
  • 1 1/2 ts Garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1 1/2 ts Paprika
  • 6 oz Tomato paste

 Directions

Cover beans with water and soak overnight. Drain and rinse before
cooking. Combine beans with 5 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce
heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add
another 4 cups water and add celery, onion, bell pepper, bay leaves, and
remaining ingredients. Cook until beans are tender and begin breaking up.
Cook rice. To serve, mound 3/4 cup rice on plate and spoon generous
serving of beans over the rice.

(Yield: For a Crowd)

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