Smokey Red Beans and Rice

Total Time:
2 hr 35 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
2 hr 25 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces dried red beans
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 small smoked ham hock
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 pound smoked sausage, diced
  • Steamed white rice, for serving
Directions

In a large Dutch oven over medium heat, add the beans, chicken and beef stock, onions, ham hock, green pepper, garlic, salt, black pepper and cayenne. Stir and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 2 hours.

In a medium saute pan over high heat, add the grapeseed oil. When the oil is hot, add the smoked sausage and brown evenly for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the sausage to the pot with the beans. Continue simmering the beans until tender, about 20 minutes more. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve over hot rice.


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