*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     CRAIG'S FAVORITE RED BEANS & RICE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cajun
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      lb            Red beans
    2      tbsp          Olive oil
    2      tbsp          Bacon Drippings
    2                    Garlic clove -- minced
    1      med           Onion -- minced
    1      bn            Scallion, with tops -- sliced thin
      1/2  med           Bell pepper -- minced
    4                    Celery stalk, w/leaves -- minced
    1      tbsp          Parsley
    1      lb            Ham seasoning (cubes)
    6      oz            Salt bacon (opt)
      1/2  tsp           Thyme
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/2  tsp           Dried Italian seasoning
      1/2  tsp           Lemon pepper
    2                    Chicken bouillon cubes
   
 
 Soak the red beans in water overnight. Drain and rinse well. In a pressure
 cooker, heat the olive oil and bacon drippings. Add the garlic, onion,
 green onions, bell pepper, celery and parsley. Saute for about 5 to 8
 minutes.  Add the remaining
 ingredients, including the drained red beans.  Add enough water to cover
 the beans by at least 1 inch.   Pressure cook for 25 minutes.  Uncover and
 continue to cook for about 15
 minutes to thicken.   Serve over rice with French Bread.
 Serves 6 or more.
 
 { Submitted by Chiqui Collier, Cookery N'Orleans Style Restaurant } [ The
 Legends of Louisisna Cookbook;
 Sheila Ainbinder; ISBN 0-671-70817-1]
 
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