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Southern Red Beans and Rice

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You have to try this really great recipe for Red Beans and Rice made the traditional Southern way... not from a box. You'll love it!
  Bacon fat/Oil 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Green onions 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm), chopped finely
  Kidney beans 45 Ounce, drained (3*15 ounce cans)
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 3 Medium
  Red onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce To Taste
  Tobasco sauce To Taste
  Bay leaves 3 Medium
  Sausage 1 Pound
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

1)To a saucepan on medium high add bacon fat and add 2/3rd of the full measure of kidney beans till creamy and mash the beans. Add chicken stock and let it simmer for 10 minutes and let it reduce by half.
2)In a skillet add butter, celery, minced garlic and onion and cook till tender.
3)Add the sauteed vegetables to the boiling saucepan.
4)In a skillet melt the bacon fat and ground sausage and brown the sausage.
5)Throw in the sausage into the saucepan along with the bay leaves and the rest of the beans and Worcestershire sauce and tobasco sauce to taste.
6)Let the dish gently simmer on a medium low for about 2 hours while stirring occasionally and if you fins that the dish is too dry add some water to loosen it.
7)Cook rice in a separate saucepan in boiling water along with salt and butter on a medium low for 20 minutes. Grab a fork and fluff the rice after it is cooked.

8)Serve the beans in a bowl over some rice and sprinkle some onions on top for added taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Red Bean
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
160 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Though this video on Southern Red Beans and Rice, Scott wants to show us how to prepare good quality meals for ourselves, our family and friends. The dish is as simple as it sounds and its delicious. Definitely this is a must try recipe when you have guests at home and you have no time to cook. Just pop it all in the dish, check it occasionally and its ready to serve. The meshed bean cooked slowly for a couple of hours brings together a nice creamy textured beans dish that's delicious over freshly cooked ri

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1900 Calories from Fat 465

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80.1%

Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 116.6 mg38.9%

Sodium 2509.6 mg104.6%

Total Carbohydrates 263 g87.8%

Dietary Fiber 51.6 g206.5%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 98 g196.5%

Vitamin A 21.1% Vitamin C 44.2%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 133.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Southern Red Beans And Rice Recipe Video