Red Beans and Rice


 1-pound of  red kidney beans 

 1/2 -1 gallon of water 

 1 large onion (chopped)

 1 large bell pepper (chopped)

 2 stalks of celery (chopped)

 4 stalks of green onion (chopped)

 6bay leaves

 3-4 teaspoons of smoked sea salt

 2 tablespoons of black pepper

 1 teaspoon of chopped parsley (for garnish)


  1. Soak beans overnight
  2. Pick through beans, removing all bad beans or any other particles. Wash beans well. 
  3. Place beans in a large pot. Add chopped veggies and spices and saute for 2-4 minutes. 
  4. Add  water and bring to a boil. 
  5. Lower heat and let beans boil slowly until soft. 
  6. When the beans are soft stir well, mashing some against the side of the pot. Turn the heat up for 10-15 minutes, while stirring to cream your beans.  
  7. Serve over  wild rice (follow wild rice instruction).