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Red Beans And Rice

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Ingredients
  Red kidney beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dried
  Dried red kidney beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried whole thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, dried
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), hot (No Additional Salt Or Fat)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, add in kidney beans, water, onions, green pepper, green onion, bay leaf, thyme, garlic and pepper.
2) Reduce the flame, and cook the mixture covered for about 1 1/2 hours. When about 30 minutes of cooking time are left, add in the turkey ham.
3) The mixture is cooked when the sauce has thickned and the kidney beans have softened.

SERVING
4) On the serving plate, place the rice in the centre. Add the beans gravy on top of the rice or around it.

TIPS
If you want the gravy to be thicker, mash about 1/2 cup of the beans and add it into the pan while cooking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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