|Name:||New Orleans Red Beans||Contributor:||Mark Morrissey|
|Description:||vegetarian red beans and rice recipe||Posted:||2000-04-20|
|Key words:||New Orleans, vegetarian||Category:||Main Dishes|
|Ingredients:||1 lb dry red beans
2 qt water
1-1/2 c chopped onion
1 c chopped celery
4 bay leaves
1 c chopped green pepper
3 Tbsp chopped garlic
3 Tbsp chopped parsley
2 tsp dried thyme, crushed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
|Preparation:||Pick through beans to remove bad beans; rinse thoroughly.
In a large pot combine beans, water, onion, celery, and bay leaves. Bring
to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat for about 1-1/2 hours
or until beans are tender. Stir. Mash beans against side of pan.
Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook,
uncovered, over low heat till creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves.
4. Serve with hot cooked brown rice, if desired.
|Notes:||From : http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/other/syah/noredbea.htm
Yield: 8 servings--Serving Size: 1-1/4 cup
Each serving provides:
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 285 mg