Red Beans and Rice

Preparation info
  • Yield:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • pounds red kidney beans
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large


  • Wash the beans carefully and discard the broken ones. Do not, in spite of the instructions, soak them. (The modern bean has been overprocessed and needs no soaking.)
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot and sauté the chopped onion until it is soft but not brown. Add the beans and all the remaining ingredients except the chorizo or linguica, the rice, and the purple o