New Orleans-Style Red Beans

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    This is one of the most economical meals to serve for a tableful of guys, and it can be further enhanced with a topping of your sausage of choice, split lengthwise and grilled. Serve over the white rice with a bottle of hot sauce within reach. From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
    • 2 celery stalks, peeled and finely chopped
    • 1/2 red or green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and chopped
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 pound dried red kidney beans, soaked overnight in cold water
    • 10 cups water
    • 1 ham bone end, ham hock, or cured pork product of some kind (2 to 3 slices of bacon will work, too)
    • 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce, plus more for serving
    • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 bay leaf, crushed
    • 1 recipe Basic White Rice
    • Halved, grilled seared sausage (optional)
    • Hot sauce, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 117 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 2.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.39%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.01%
    • Sodium: 644 mg 26.85%
    • Calcium: 46 mg 4.64%
    • Potassium: 86 mg 2.47%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.38%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.51%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.27%
    • Vitamin C 8.2%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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