*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       RED BEANS & RICE MW (USA RICE)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Chopped onions
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
    8       oz           Tomato sauce
    1       t            Worcestershire sauce
      1/4   ts           Hot pepper sauce
      1/4   lb           Kielbasa sausage
                         -- (fully cooked),
                         -- cut into 1/4-inch slices
   30       oz           Canned pinto beans* -- drained
    3       c            Hot cooked rice
 
   Combine onions, garlic, bay leaf, cayenne pepper,
   tomato sauce, Worcestershire, and hot pepper sauce in
   3-quart microproof baking dish. Cover and cook on HIGH
   (maximum power) 6 minutes.  Add sausage and beans;
   stir.  Reduce setting to MEDIUM (50% power) and cook,
   covered, 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.  Let
   stand 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Serve over hot rice.
   Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.
   
   *Any type of bean may be substituted.  [Karen suggests
   a *red* bean. <grin> ~K.M.]
   
   Each serving provides: * 337 calories * 16.8 g.
   protein * 16.2 g. fat * :  31.9 g. carbohydrate * 871
   mg. sodium * 38 mg. cholesterol
   
   Source: MICROCOOKING WITH RICE Reprinted with
   permission from The USA Rice Council Electronic format
   courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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