Easy Red Beans and Rice

Lillian Russo

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@Lilliancooks

This is a recipe I tried and loved! Its from a foodie named Mrs Potatohead...cute name, right! Its so easy to make and very flavorful. Goes great with some good bread to soak up the juices! This is not a thick gravy, so you may want to add cornstarch, if you like it that way. I added my photo.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
canned red beans
5 c
water
1 lb
smoked pork shank-i used butt portion
1 large
onion-chopped
1
red bell pepper-chopped
2 large
cloves of garlic-chopped
1 tsp
liquid smoke flavoring
1/4 c
butter
salt & pepper to taste
cooked rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, saute onion, bell pepper, smoked pork, and garlic in a little olive oil, til onions are tender.
2
Add beans and water. Cook on low heat for about 1 1/2 hours.
3
Remove ham; allow to cool. Remove meat from bones and return meat to bean mixture. Add salt, pepper, liquid smoke and butter; heat through. If you want a thicker gravy, make a cornstarch and cold water slurry and add it to the pot. Stir til thickened.
4
Serve over cooked rice with bread for dunking!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy