Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 lb. dry red beans

  2. 3 quarts water

  3. 1 cup chopped onions

  4. 1 cup chopped celery

  5. 4 bay leaves

  6. 1 cup chopped sweet green pepper

  7. 4 tablespoons chopped garlic

  8. 3 tablespoons chopped parsley

  9. 2 teaspoons dried thyme

  10. 1 lb. andouille sausage

  11. 1 ham bone and small chunks of ham

  12. 1 tablespoon salt

  13. 1 tablespoon pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Sort and rinse the beans. Slice the sausages into ¼ inch pieces. Combine the beans, water, ham bone with ham, sausage, onion, celery, and bay leaves in a large pot. Bring to the boil and reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat for about 2 hours or until the beans are tender. Using a spoon, mash some of the beans against the side of the pan. Add the green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook uncovered over a low flame until creamy. Discard the bay leaves. Serve hot with rice.


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