Recipe courtesy of Sweetwater Restaurant
Show: $40 a Day
Episode: Jackson Hole, WY
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Total:
11 hr 15 min
Prep:
45 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
2 hr 30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Cover the beans with 2-inches of water and refrigerate overnight.

Cook the bacon over medium heat in a large pot until crispy. Add the ham and cook until browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in the onion and bell peppers and cook until soft, about 5 mintues. Add the bay leaves, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Drain the beans and add to the pot. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 2 hours, or until the beans are very tender. Once the beans are tender, mash them against the side of the pot. Repeat approximately 10 times. Stir to distribute the mashed beans. Simmer about 20 more minutes. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Slice the elk sausage links lengthwise. In a medium skillet, sear the sausage until golden brown, about 7 to 10 minutes per side.

To serve, scoop cooked rice into the middle of a serving bowl. Ladle the red beans around the rice. Place a sausage link on top. Garnish with green onions.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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