Creole Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Hocks

Creole Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Hocks

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Bring a taste of New Orleans to your home kitchen with our Creole Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Hocks recipe. This easy to make and inexpensive recipe is both flavor packed and inexpensive, making for a great family meal. Enjoy this recipe for Mardi Gras or any time you’re feeling a little bit Southern!

Bring a taste of New Orleans to your home kitchen with our Creole Red Beans & Rice with Smoked Hocks recipe. This easy to make and inexpensive recipe is both flavor packed and inexpensive, making for a great family meal. Enjoy this recipe for Mardi Gras or any time you’re feeling a little bit Southern!

Ingredients

Prep Time

15 min

Total Time

3.5 hrs

Yield

Serves 6
  • 1 LGCM Smoked Ham
  • 1 lb Red Beans ( dried)
  • 4 cups Water
  • 4 cups Brown Rice ( cooked)
  • 6 clove Garlic ( finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Onion ( chopped)
  • 2 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Thyme ( ground)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions

  • 1

    Place beans in a large Dutch oven, and cover with water 2 inches above beans.

  • 2

    Bring beans to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour.

  • 3

    Drain beans and set aside.

  • 4

    Pour vegetable oil in the Dutch oven, and heat until smoking. Brown the Smoked Hocks for 3 minutes on each side.

  • 5

    Add the beans,  onions, thyme, bay leaf, and stir to blend. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 6

    Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cover; simmer 2 to 3 hours or until beans are tender.

  • 7

    Remove the bay leaf and serve over rice with corn bread on the side. Enjoy!

  • 8

    Based on recipe from Pork Council. 


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