Leah Chase’s Red Beans

Dooky Chase’s, New Orleans

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd's American Pie

By Keith Floyd

Published 1989

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  • 1 lb (450g) dried red kidney beans
  • 12 oz (350


Soak the beans overnight in plenty of cold water. Drain and place in very large saucepan. Cover with fresh water and add the onions. Bring to the boil and continue to boil for about 1¼ hours or until the beans are tender. Heat the dripping or oil in a frying-pan. Add the sausage and ham and sauté for about 10 minutes. Add the green pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Add th