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New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Beans, kidney
  • 6 c ;water
  • 1 lb Tomatoes, canned; undrained,
  • -chopped
  • 4 Garlic cloves; finely
  • -chopped
  • 2 c Onions; chopped
  • 1 c Green pepper; chopped
  • 1 c Celery; chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 ts Basil
  • 3/4 ts Thyme
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Few drops bottled hot sauce
  • 3 c Rice, brown; cooked

 Directions

Soak beans:

Place beans and 4 cups of the water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil
over medium heat. Boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand 1
to 2 hours.

To cook:

Drain beans and return to saucepan. Add remaining ingredients, except rice,
along with remaining 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 1 1/2 hours, until beans are tender.

Remove and discard bay leaf.

To serve, place 1/2 cup of cooked rice on each of six serving plates.
Divide bean mixture evenly and spoon over rice.

Per serving: 272 cal; 13 g prot; 2 g fat; 54 g carb; 157 mg sod; 0 chol

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