Red Beans With Rice

Beef Stew with Turnip

Beans Party Dish


  • 2 cups dried red beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/4 Vegitable oil
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cups diced ham,
  • 1/2 lb smoked sausage
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice
  • salt and black pepper to taste


1-Rinse beans; soak in water 30 minutes,then cook slowly until tender, about

two hours (add boiling water as necessary).

2. Add salt and pepper to taste.

3. Heat the oil in skillet; saute the sausages, then add onions and garlic, cooking until translucent.

4. Add the tamato paste nad oregano, stir into cooked beans along with parsley.

5. Remove about 1 cup beans; mash or put through a sieve and stir into beans (this will thicken the juices).

6. Serve over hot rice.