Cajun Red Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN ABOUT 8 hrs

Cajun Red Beans

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"Delicious red beans. Serve it over rice with some cornbread. Yum!"

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    7 hrs 10 mins
  • READY IN

    7 hrs 45 mins

Directions

  1. Place the pinto beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water. Soak beans 15 minutes; drain and rinse.
  2. Heat bacon grease in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir salt pork in hot grease for 1 minute. Add onion, celery, bell pepper, black pepper, and chipotle powder to salt pork; cook and stir until the vegetables are soft, about 4 minutes.
  3. Stir smoked sausage, bay leaves, parsley, and thyme into salt pork mixture; cook and stir until sausage is browned, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  4. Stir beans into sausage mixture and add enough water to cover the beans. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and transfer beans mixture to a slow cooker.
  5. Cook on High for 1 hour. Reduce to Low and cook until beans are tender, adding water as necessary, about 6 hours more.
  6. Mash about 1/4 the beans against the side of the slow cooker crock with the back of a heavy spoon. Continue cooking on Low until beans are tender and creamy, 15 to 20 minutes more. Remove bay leaves.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 430 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.2 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 20.7 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 9.9 g
  • 39%
  • Protein
  • 19.6 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 555 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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