Red Beans and Rice

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READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Denver cooks

Authentic bean recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans in cold water over night. Drain and rinse beans.
  2. Place beans in a crock pot. Cover beans with cold water.
  3. Add the ham hock. Cook covered on low at least 5 hours.
  4. Remove the ham hock to a cutting board. Cut off any meat, add to pot.
  5. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoons oil over med.heat.
  6. Add the sausage and cook stirring 5 minute.
  7. Add onion, bell pepper, celery, green onions and garlic . Cook 5 minute.
  8. Add the sausage mixture to the beans.
  9. Add salt, black pepper,and thyme. Stir into beans.
  10. Place bay leaves on top.
  11. Cook on high 45-60 minute or until beans are very tender.
  12. Remove 1/4 Cup of the beans. Mash and return to pot.
  13. Remove the bay leaves and discard.
  14. Serve over cooked rice with hot sauce on the side.

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