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                     Beans Red & Rice w/ Smoked Sausage
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Entree                           Alcohol/Cordials
                 Rice                             Bars
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Dried red beans
    1       ea           Garlic clove chopped
    1 1/2   lb           Smoked sausage cut
    1       t            Dried thyme
    1       x            Into chunks
    1       t            Ground pepper
    8       oz           Smoked ham shanks
      1/2   t            Sage
    1       ea           Large onion chopped
    1       pn           Cayenne pepper
    1       x            Salt
    1       x            Freshly cooked rice
 
   Place beans in Dutch oven and cover generously with water. Let soak 30
   minutes. Add remaining ingredients to beans except salt and rice.
   Bring to boil over medium high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, cover
   and simmer until beans are tender, adding more water if necessary
   (about 2 1/2 hours). Add salt to taste. Discard ham bones. Remove
   about 3 tablespoons of beans from mixture and mash to paste; return
   to Dutch oven and stir. Simmer 15 more minutes. Serve over hot rice.
  
 
 
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