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Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Dried red kidney beans
  • 3 tb Peanut oil
  • 2 Lge onions, chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic, mashed
  • 2 Lge green peppers, chopped
  • 3 Lge stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 Bay leaves; salt
  • 1/2 ts Thyme; 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 ts Paprika; 1 tbl vinegar
  • 1/2 c Peeled and chopped
  • -tomatoes
  • -hot pepper sauce to taste


1. Cook beans according to basic directions. 2. Heat peanut oil in a large
saucepan and saute onions, garlic, green peppers, and celery. Add the bay
leaves, thyme, cumin, paprika, tomatoes, vinegar, and some bean broth.
Simmer vegetables until they are tender. 3. Shortly before serving, add the
beans with the remaining broth, hot pepper sauce, and salt. Bring to a
boil, lower heat, and simmer about 5 minutes. Serve over steaming rice.
Serves 6 to 8. Delicious with a green salad.

This recipe will work for anyone interested in Vegetarian ideas, but
definitely NOT for those who do NOT want beans in their diet.

~ Bean Banquets - p102 Call Number: 641.6G Exton Public Library

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