Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup dried red beans

  2. 7 cups water, divided

  3. 2 smoked ham hocks

  4. 1 medium onion, chopped

  5. 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic

  6. 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  7. 1 medium tomato, chopped

  8. 1 medium green pepper, chopped

  9. 1 teaspoon salt

  10. 4 cups hot cooked rice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. All-Day Red Beans & Rice Recipe photo by Taste of Home Sort beans and rinse in cold water. Place beans in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add 4 cups water; cover and let stand overnight.

  2. Drain and rinse beans, discarding liquid. Return beans to slow cooker; add the ham hocks, onion, garlic, cumin and remaining water. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until beans are tender.

  3. Remove ham hocks; cool slightly. Remove meat from bones. Finely chop meat and return to slow cooker; discard bones. Stir in the tomato, pepper and salt; cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until pepper is tender. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.


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