Red Beans & Rice

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Sort beans and rinse thoroughly.
  • In a 5-quart pot combine beans, water, ham, onion, celery, and bay leaves.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and cook for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
  • Stir and mash some of the beans against the side of the pan.
  • Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt (if needed), and black pepper.
  • Cook uncovered over low heat until thick and creamy, and 30-45 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves before serving.
  • Serve in bowls over hot cooked rice; have hot sauce like Crystal or Tabasco ready.