Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

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Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Louisiana Red Beans and Rice


  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 large bay leaf crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 pound red beans washed, drained, and soaked in water overnight, drained 3 cups water
  • Steaming rice
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 1 pound smoked sausage sliced


  • Place beans in cold water in a 4-quart pot. Add garlic, celery, bay leaf, onion, and oil and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 2 hours. Add water as needed, stirring occasionally. Add salt, pepper, sausage, and parsley and continue cooking over low heat for about 1 hour. Serve over a mound of steaming rice and enjoy!

    For 6-8 people.

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