Red Beans and Rice

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 1+

Growing up this was always made in a large pot with a leftover ham bone. You can use chopped up ham steaks or leftover ham. The liquid smoke provides the flavor a good smoked ham would have had.

, January 8, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 med Onion
  • 1 Scallion
  • 1/2 tsp minced Garlic
  • 3/4 cup Ham
  • 2 tsp Lee & Perins
  • 1/4 tsp Liquid Smoke
  • 2 16 oz cans Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 8 oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Smoked Sausage
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • Hot Sauce
  • Salt & Pepper

Directions

  1. Chop onions, scallions, ham, sausage and set aside
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet, med sauce pan or small dutch oven
  3. Add vegetables and saute until the onions are clear
  4. Add Ham and sausage and fry.
  5. Add lee & Perins and Liquid smoke.
  6. When vegetables are browned, add Red Beans and tomato sauce.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, stir occasionally.
  8. While beans are simmering, cook rice.
  9. Add salt, pepper, hot sauce to taste.
  10. Server over rice
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