Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients:

  • 3 c low sodium, free range chicken stock (or homemade if you have it)
  • 1 pork sausage link (we use Chappel Hill)
  • 1# small red beans, soaked and drained
  • 1 c fresh minced onion
  • 3 stalks celery heart with leaves, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 chipotle pepper in mole sauce, minced
  • 1 T worchestershire sauce
  • a few drops of Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1/2 t red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 t chili powder
  • 1/2 t paprika
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in crock pot, stir until mixed well.
  2. Cook on low for 10 hours. Mash some of the beans with a fork to thicken.
  3. Serve over cooked brown rice.
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