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Louisiana Beans and Rice

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Louisiana Beans and Rice
Beans and rice, with ham bone or ham hocks, along with optional smoked sausage.


  • 2 cups red beans
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • dash cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 meaty ham bone or ham hock
  • hot cooked rice
  • smoked sausage, optional


Wash beans, soak overnight. Drain well. In a large kettle, combine beans with onion, garlic, salt, bay leaf, pepper, and ham hocks; cover with cold water. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until done. If desired, add sliced smoked sausage about 30 minutes before serving.
Serve with hot cooked rice.
Serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
Best I Ever Made, Member dhart007

First time I made Red Beans and Rice and served it at a church function and it was very good. One hint, I cooled the RBR overnight and reheated and got a very creamy texture. My husband asked me to make them again so I am.

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