A stick to your ribs kinda meal....so filling and delicious.
HEARTY RED BEANS AND RICE
Credit: Gooseberry Patch Family Favorites
1 green pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1/2 c. green onions, chopped
1/2 c. celery, chopped
2 T. fresh parsley, chopped
3 slices of bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled, drippings reserved
1/2 lb. polish sausage, sliced
2 (15 oz) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 c. chicken broth
6 oz can tomato paste
2 oz jar chopped pimentos, drained
2 T. ketchup
1 t. chili powder
1 1/2 t. Worcestershire sauce
3 c. cooked riced
Saute green pepper, onions, celery and parsley in reserved bacon drippings in a skillet over medium heat until tender.
Stir in bacon, sausage and next 7 ingredients. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over cooked rice. Serves 4.