Fat Tuesday Red Beans & Rice

Red Beans & Rice

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Red Beans & Rice

Fat Tuesday Red Beans & Rice

In keeping with the Mardi Gras theme here is a super easy Red Beans & Rice recipe. You can either use canned beans or dried beans (soaked and cooked).

INGREDIENTS

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

2 Minced Garlic Cloves

1 Diced Red Onion

1 Diced Celery Stalk

1 Diced Green or Red Bell Pepper

1 Pound Cooked Red Kidney Beans (2 Cans)

1 Teaspoon Onion Powder

1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

2 Tablespoon Hot Sauce

2 1/2 Cups Chicken Stock

1 Cup White Rice

2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter

In a large-size saucepan heat olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add garlic, onions, celery, and bell pepper and sauté for 5 minutes until tender. Add kidney beans, onion powder, kosher salt, pepper, and hot sauce. Stir until combined. Turn heat to low and simmer while cooking rice. To cook rice add chicken stock to a medium-size saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice and butter. Return to a boil. Turn heat to low and cover with lid. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Do not remove lid. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Gently add rice to beans and stir to combine. Transfer to serving bowl and serve warm. Serves 6

© Victoria Hart Glavin

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    Victoria

    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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