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                     CAJUN RED BEANS & RICE (ARROWHEAD)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Dried pinto beans (2 cups)
    4       c            Uncooked AM Rice
                         -- (Medium or Long Brown)
    1 1/2   c            Finely chopped celery
    1 1/2   c            Finely chopped onions
    1 1/2   c            Finely chopped green pepper
    5                    Bay leaves
    1       t            White pepper
      3/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
      1/2   ts           Black pepper
    1       t            Tabasco sauce, optional
                         -- (according to taste)
    2       ts           Thyme
    1 1/2   ts           Garlic powder
    1 1/2   ts           Oregano
    1 1/2   ts           Paprika
    6       oz           Tomato paste
 
   Cover beans with water and soak overnight.  Drain and
   rinse before cooking. Combine beans with 5 cups water
   and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover and simmer 45
   minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add another
   4 cups water and add celery, onion, bell pepper, bay
   leaves, and remaining ingredients.  Cook until beans
   are tender and begin breaking up. Cook rice. To serve,
   mound 3/4 cup rice on plate and spoon generous serving
   of beans over the rice.
   
   (Yield: For a Crowd)
   
   Source: Arrowhead Mills “Variety Bean Recipes”
   tri-fold Reprinted by permission of Arrowhead Mills,
   Inc. Electronic format courtesy of: Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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