Red Beans and Rice
1 pound dry, red beans
1 meaty ham bone
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1⁄2-teaspoon ground red pepper
1 pound smoked sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces
Sort and wash beans. Cover with water and bring to boil. Allow to soak overnight. Next morning, drain and put in crock pot with other ingredients. Cover with fresh water. Cook on low until beans are tender. Serve over cooked rice.
Happy 2012. May you be blessed with health and happiness in this new year.
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