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New Orleans Red Beans

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Ingredients
  Dried kidney beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Bacon drippings 2 Tablespoon
  Ham/Pickled pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1. Prepare the beans by wash and sorting them.
2. Add water, boil for 2 minutes, remove from heat and soak for 1 hour.
3. Heat drippings; add meat and brown slowly.
4. Saute onions and garlic such that tender and bring to a boil adding the remaining ingredients.
5. Lowering the heat to 200 degrees F — 225 degrees F simmer with cover for 2 hours such that tender.
6. In last 20 minutes of cooking, with a spoon stir frequently and mash lightly.

SERVING
7. Serve hot with desired garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 481 Calories from Fat 95

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.3%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 46.7 mg15.6%

Sodium 577.9 mg24.1%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.2%

Dietary Fiber 15.2 g61%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 34 g68.3%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 10.7% Iron 37.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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New Orleans Red Beans Recipe