Red Beans And Rice
|Dried red beans||1 Pound|
|Ham bone||1 (With Some Meat)|
|Water||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Condensed tomato soup||10 1⁄2 Ounce, undiluted|
|Garlic salt||To Taste|
|Chili powder||To Taste|
Soak beans overnight well covered with water; drain.
Bring beans, ham bone, 5 cups water, bay leaf, and 1 onion to boil; simmer until beans are tender, about 2 1/2 hours.
Remove ham bone and bay leaf.
Dice ham on bone; reserve.
Chill beans;remove fat from top.
Chop remaining 2 onions and green pepper; cook until lightly browned in skillet with the fat; add to beans (and their liquid) with diced ham, soup, garlic salt, chili powder and salt (if needed) to taste.
Reheat slowly over hot water.