Red Beans and Rice. So nice! So says a famous song and anyone who tries this delicious side dish. It’s a true delight.

Quick, Southern Style Red Beans and Rice
 
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Recipe type: Rice Dishes
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 each onions
  • 1 each garlic clove
  • 1 Cup beef broth
  • 1 Cup rice, raw
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 each bell pepper
  • 2 Cups kidney beans
Instructions
  1. Cut bacon into 1 inch pieces. Cut onions into 1/2-inch wedges. Mince garlic clove. Dice bell Pepper. Drain Beans.
  2. Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until browned but not crisp, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove bacon from skillet; drain off all but tablespoons drippings. Add onion and garlic to skillet; cook until onion is tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add enough water to beef broth to make 2 1/2 cups. Add to skillet and bring to a boil.
  5. Stir in rice, bacon, thyme and salt.
  6. Cover tightly and simmer 15 minutes. Add green pepper, cover and continue cooking 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  7. Stir in beans.
  8. Let stand covered until all liquid s absorbed, about 5 minutes.

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