New Orleans Red Beans
Cooking Time: approx 2 hours
Number of Servings: 86
- 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
Serve with hot cooked brown rice, if desired.
– Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 285 mg
Source: National Heart,
Lung, and Blood Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services