Red Beans and Rice

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2006

New Orleans native Louis Armstrong loved this Louisiana dish so much that he signed his letters "Red Beans and ricely yours."

SERVES8 to 10

Red Beans and Rice

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

A Cajun classic, red beans and rice is just that: highly flavored, stewed kidney beans ladled over white rice. The best versions balance the sweetness of the beans with a smoky, spicy flavor built on a base of vegetables and herbs. Unfortun...

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