New Orleans Red Beans Recipe

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New Orleans Red Beans
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  1. Pick through beans to remove bad beans; rinse thoroughly.
  2. In a large pot combine beans, water, onion, celery, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
  3. Cover and cook over low heat for about 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Stir. Mash beans against side of pan.
  4. Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  5. Cook, uncovered, over low heat until creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves.
  6. Serve with hot cooked brown rice, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 47.28 Kcal (198 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.64g 1%
Cholesterol 0.57mg 0%
Sodium 507.23mg 21%
Potassium 205.79mg 4%
Total Carbs 8.94g 3%
Sugars 1.88g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.22g 13%
Protein 2.04g 4%
Vitamin C 20.4mg 34%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 63.9mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 13.12 Kcal (55 kJ)
Calories from fat 1.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.18g 1%
Cholesterol 0.16mg 0%
Sodium 140.72mg 21%
Potassium 57.09mg 4%
Total Carbs 2.48g 3%
Sugars 0.52g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0.89g 13%
Protein 0.56g 4%
Vitamin C 5.7mg 34%
Iron 0.3mg 6%
Calcium 17.7mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 0.4
  • 1

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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