Kidney Beans In Red Wine
|Dried kidney beans||2 Cup (32 tbs), soaked and ready to cook|
|Onion||1 , stuck with clove|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), mashed|
|Dried thyme||1 Teaspoon|
|Lean bacon||1⁄4 Pound, piece or tied together if sliced|
|Dry red wine||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Ground pepper||To Taste|
1.Take a large casserole, put beans in it and add onion, garlic and bouquet garni made of thyme, parsley, and bay leaf in cheesecloth.
2.Put bacon, wine and water to the casserole.
3.Cook the ingredients until the mixture boils.
4.Lower the flame and let the ingredients cook for 1- 2 hours until beans turn soft.
5.Take out the onion and bouquet garni and discar both.
6.Take the bacon out.
7.Strain the bean mixture.
8.Add salt and pepper as per taste.
9.Transfer the beans to a heated serving dish.
10.Dice the bacon.
11.In a frying pan, heat butter and cook bacon in it for 2- 3 minutes.
12.Mix the bacon pieces with the beans.