Rice and Beans for the New Year
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb dry red kidney beans
  • 3 ham hocks
  • 2½ cups finely chopped celery
  • 2 cups finely chopped onions
  • 1 cup finely chopped anaheim pepper
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 t pepper
  • 2 t dried thyme leaves
  • 1½ t garlic powder
  • 1½ t dried oregano
  • 1 t cayenne pepper - use ½ t if you like things a bit less spicy
  • 1 T Tabasco - use less if you can't take the heat!
  • 1 lb Andouille Sausage
  • 4½ cups cooked rice
Instructions
  1. Soak the beans in water overnight
  2. Drain and add to ham hocks, 12 cups of water, celery, onions, anahem peppers and seasonings in pressure cooker
  3. Cook on high for 40 minutes, let pressure come down naturally
  4. Saute sausage until no longer pink in the middle - around 20 minutes
  5. Add to beans and heat the whole thing up
  6. Serve with the rice
Recipe by The Rocky Mountain Woman at https://therockymountainwoman.com/rice-beans-new-year/