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New Orleans Red Beans – TypeFree Diabetes

New Orleans Red Beans

Cooking Time: approx 2 hours
Number of Servings: 86


dry red beans
2 qt water
11/2 C   chopped onion
1 C chopped
4 bay leaves
1 C chopped
green pepper
3 Tbsp chopped
3 Tbsp chopped
2 tsp dried
thyme, crushed
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black


  1. Pick through beans to remove bad beans; rinse thoroughly.
  2. In a large pot combine beans, water, onion, celery, and bay leaves.
    Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat for about
    1-1/2 hours or
    until beans are tender. Stir. Mash beans against side of pan.
  3. Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper.
    Cook, uncovered, over low heat till creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove
    bay leaves.
  4. Serve with hot cooked brown rice, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

– Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 171
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 285 mg

Source: National Heart,
Lung, and Blood Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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