*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Crock Pot Red Beans
 
 Recipe By     : from “Tell Me More” (Junior League of Lafeyette, LA)
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Crockpot
                 Louisiana                        Pork & Ham
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      16 oz bag     kidney beans
    1                    ham bones
                         OR bone-in ham hocks
    1      large         bell pepper -- chopped
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    3      stalks        celery -- chopped (inc.leaves)
    1      small         carrot -- finely chopped
    1      tablespoon    Tabasco sauce
    2                    bay leaves
    4      cloves        garlic -- crushed
      1/4  teaspoon      thyme
      1/4  teaspoon      sage
      1/4  teaspoon      marjoram
    1      cup           red wine
                         water to cover all ingredients
    3      tablespoons   garnish
                         (chopped fresh parsley & green onions)
    1      tablespoon    salt
    1      teaspoon      white pepper
    1      teaspoon      black pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      red pepper
 
 Put everything except the garnish in the crockpot on low heat.  Cook
 covered for 6-10 hours.  check liquid level, adding water if needed to
 cover the beans.  If there is too much liquid, turn the heat on high and
 leave the pot uncovered for a few minutes.  Reduce heat for several hours
 or until ready to serve.  Beans should be very tender.  Remove bones and
 bay leaves and garnish before serving.  Serve over rice with grilled or
 smoked sausage.  May be frozen.
 
 
 
 
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