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Red Beans & Rice: Big Strong U Style

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I was going to do something else for dinner tonight, but when I opened the cabinet and saw a bag of red kidney beans & a bag of split peas, I KNEW what was about to go down. I had to make red beans & rice, Big Strong U style! To answer the question some of you are asking, yes... that is Cahokia Brown Rice that I used... you know how I get down.

INGREDIENTS:

- Red kidney beans

- Yellow split peas

- Baby Roma tomatoes

- Cucumber

- Mushrooms

- Red bell pepper

- Red onion

- Black Pepper

- Onion powder

- Garlic powder

- Olive oil


Here is how I did it:

First I boiled/steamed the red beans and lentils in a pot for 2 hours, while also steaming the brown rice in a separate pot for the same time.

Following that, closer to the time for the rice and beans to be ready, I sliced and chopped the veggies and sauteed them over a little olive oil in a small saucepan for 3 minutes. While sauteing them, I seasoned them with black pepper, onion powder and garlic powder.

Then, to serve this I placed the brown rice on the plate first, covered them with the mixed beans, and then topped it off with the sauteed veggies. That's it! If you give this a try, let me know how you like it.


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