Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty – Red Beans with rice

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Hey Folks its been a couple of weeks since we’ve been able to update you with some delicious delights, but we are back with a classic Red Beans and Rice!

1st Thing is first gather up the necessary ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, lightly crushed with the side of a knife blade and minced
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, stem and seeds removed and small diced
  • 2 (1-pound) cans red kidney beans
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro leaves

Red Beans and

Directions:

Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large saucepan. Saute garlic, onion, celery, and bell pepper until tender. Stir in kidney beans, onion powder, salt, pepper, and hot sauce. Reduce heat to low and let mixture simmer slowly while you cook the rice.

Bring the chicken stock to a boil and stir in rice and butter. Return to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 20 minutes without removing the lid. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

Fold rice and beans gently together and transfer to a serving dish. Serve garnished with cilantro.

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Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty

Recipe By -www.www.foodnetwork.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

 

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