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Red Beans And Rice Recipe

 

Red Beans And Rice Recipe

Cooking Time: 25 Mins Total Time: 25 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 rindless bacon slices, chopped coarsely
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped finely
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped finely
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 cups white long-grain rice
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 13 ounces canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Directions:

  1. Cook bacon in heated large frying pan, stirring, until starting to crisp. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring until onion softens.
  2. Add paste, vinegar and paprika; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add rice; cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  3. Add bay leaf, stock, the water and beans; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Add corn; cook, covered, about 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat; stand, covered, 5 minutes. Stir in juice; season to taste.