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                         Creole Red Beans and Rice
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Creole                           Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 *****  NONE  *****
 
 
       2 c  Red beans,dried
 
       6 c  Water
 
            Salt to taste
 
            Black pepper to taste
 
     1/4 c  Bacon drippings
 
       2 c  Ham,diced
 
       2 c  Salt pork
 
       2 c  Sausage,smoked
 
       1 c  Onions,chopped
 
       2    Garlic cloves,minced
 
     1/4 c  Parsley,chopped
 
       4 c  Rice,hot cooked
 
  
 
   1. Rinse beans; soak in water 30 minutes, then cook slowly until tender,
 
   about 2 hours (add boiling water as necessary).
 
   2. Add salt and pepper to taste.
 
   3. Heat bacon drippings in skillet; saute ham, salt pork or sausage, then
 
   add onions and garlic, cooking until translucent.
 
   4. Stir into cooked beans along with parsley.
 
   5. Remove about 1 cup beans; mash or put through a sieve and stir into
 
   beans (this will thicken the juices).
 
   6. Serve over hot rice.
 
  
 
 
 
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