Pois Rouges en Sauce

Red Beans in their Own Sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • 1 lb. red kidney beans
  • 1 oz. unsalted butter
  • 1 clove<


Put the beans into a large, covered casserole with 2½ pints of cold water. Bring to the boil, cover, lower the heat and simmer until the beans are tender, 1½ to 2 hours. Drain the beans and measure the liquid; there should be 1¾ pints. If there is too much liquid, reduce it quickly over brisk heat. If insufficient, make up the quantity with water. Measure 6 oz. of the cooked beans and reduce to