Red Beans and Rice


  • 2 lbs. Red beans
  • 1 lb. Smoked sausage
  • 1 lb. Ham, grade A
  • 1/4 lb. Ham fat, rendered
  • 1 Ham bone
  • 1/2 lb. Onions, diced
  • 1/4 lb. Green onions, diced
  • 1/3 lb. Bell pepper, diced
  • 3 oz. Garlic, minced
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. Thyme
  • 1/3 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Black pepper
  • 2 qt. Chicken stock
  • 2 qt. Debris Gravy

Render ham fat in skillet. Remove cracklins from the remaining fat. Sauté sausage and grade A ham. Add onions, bell pepper and green until tender. Add garlic, salt, pepper, thyme, bay leaves. Add red beans and stir into vegetables. Add stock and debris gravy. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until red beans are tender and become creamy.

Or...for really delicious red beans, really fast...get some Blue Runner Beans.

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