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    Cajun Red Beans and Rice

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    2 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    2 hrs

    Pokey in San Antonio, TX's Note:

    Nothing goes better with fried chicken than red beans and rice. This is a remarkably good, yet easy recipe.

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    1. 1
      In med hot pan, fry bacon, remove and retain 2 tbs of drippings. Chop fried bacon.
    2. 2
      Saute the onions, bell pepper, celery, jalapenos, and garlic until translucent in the bacon drippings.
    3. 3
      Add remaining butter and spices, except salt and stir for 5-7 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add beans, 5 quarts of the broth (enough to cover beans), and Tabasco and bring to a boil. Keep remaining broth hot in another pan. Reduce to a simmer.
    5. 5
      After about an hour, add the rice, and chopped bacon and continue cooking until the beans are done (about another hour).
    6. 6
      NOTE: Cooking time can be reduced by using canned beans. Just add the canned beans and rice at the same time and cook for 1 hour.
    7. 7
      Add additional broth as needed. Season with salt to taste and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 21, 2014

      I think I might have to try downsizing this recipe...but you got a chuckle out of me when I read it was simple... LOL Other than that... it sounds like the ingredients are lovely... and could have the potential to make an very tasty dish. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Red Beans and Rice

    Serving Size: 1 (236 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 547.7
    Calories from Fat 99
    Total Fat 11.1 g
    Saturated Fat 4.3 g
    Cholesterol 16.6 mg
    Sodium 310.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 91.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 14.6 g
    Sugars 2.3 g
    Protein 22.0 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    vegetable broth

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