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Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

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  Water/Vegetable cooking liquid 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Dried red kidney beans 1 Pound, rinsed and sorted (2 Cup)
  Garlic cloves 4 Large
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bacon bits 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Cooked brown rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

In a heavy bottomed kettle soak beans in 5 cups water overnight.
Add another 3 cups water and the remaining ingredients, except salt.
Simmer beans slowly 3 to 4 hours or until beans are very tender and a thick sauce has formed.
Add salt to taste in the last 20 minutes of cooking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2157 Calories from Fat 132

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.4%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.9 mg7%

Sodium 1457.1 mg60.7%

Total Carbohydrates 390 g130%

Dietary Fiber 79.2 g316.9%

Sugars 16.5 g

Protein 127 g253.1%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 61.4%

Calcium 48.2% Iron 184.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Louisiana Red Beans And Rice Recipe