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Red Beans and Rice
Red Beans and Rice

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 8

(126 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 210
Protein: 14 g
Carbs: 39 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 310 mg
Fiber: 15 g

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This version of the Southern classic is full of fiber and flavorful herbs. Serve over steamed brown rice for a filling and tasty meal.
1 pound red beans, dry
8 cups water
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
4 bay leaves
3 Tablespoons chopped garlic
3 Tablespoons chopped parsley
2 teaspoons crushed, dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 Pick through beans to remove bad beans. Rinse beans thoroughly.
2 In a 5-quart pot, mix beans, water, onion, celery and bay leaves. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
3 Cover and cook over low heat for about 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Stir and mash beans against side of pan.
4 Add garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, black pepper, and green pepper.
5 Cook uncovered, over low heat, until creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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(126 ratings)
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I am from Louisiana and this is one of our main dishes. Naturally, I use my own spices but it is basically the same ...
Mar 03, 2010
Love this one!
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I love Red Beans and Rice i don`t mush mine up too much and i skip the peppers (in favor of more garlic hehe) but this ...
Jun 21, 2009
Just awful
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I thought that using fresh ingredients and following the recipe to a T would produce something palatable; but boy was I ...
Sep 16, 2006
Needs some spicin` up
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This recipe can easily be improved without impacting the calorie count too heavily. For one, I substituted 4 cups of ...
Apr 06, 2006
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