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Friday, November 21, 2008

RED BEANS AND RICE

RED BEANS AND RICE ....a great vegetable recipe to try !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 c. (1 lb.) dried red kidney beans
  • 5 strips bacon (or ham bone or 1/4 lb. salt pork)
  • 1/2 c. uncooked rice
  • 2 1/2 qts. water
  • 1 pod garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
Soak beans overnight in 1 quart water in a heavy iron pot. Add another 1 1/2 quarts water, cut up meat, garlic, and a little salt. Simmer slowly 3 to 4 hours or until beans are very soft and water has cooked down to a thick red sauce. Add salt and pepper and serve over hot, fluffy rice. With hot bread and salad, makes a hearty meal for 6.Leftover red beans can be made into soup by putting through blender with some chicken bouillon and a little lemon juice. Stir in 1 tablespoon sherry per serving, with hard boiled egg sprinkled on top. The vegetable recipe is ready to serve....enjoy !

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