Lone Star Red Beans & Rice



Lone Star Red Beans & Rice

This recipe comes to us from Tina at Fusion Craftiness


  • 1 lb small red beans
  • 1 Tbs oil
  • 1 small white onion diced small
  • 1 Poblano, diced small
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbs of fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 2 Tbs of fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbs of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 lb smoked brisket or other smoked meat
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked rice


  • Soak red beans overnight in 6 cups of water. If you don’t have time, bring red beans and water to a boil for 5 minutes in a large pan. Cover and remove from heat, let sit for 1 hour.
  • Saute onions and poblano in a skillet with 1 tbs of oil until onion is translucent and soft. Add garlic and cook for one more minute.
  • Place beans, broth, oregano, thyme, bay leaf, paprika, and sautéed vegetables into a crockpot and cook on low 6 hours.
  • Mash beans with a bean masher or a fork and cook for 1 more hour.
  • Season with salt and pepper as needed, serve over rice.

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