Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

YIELD: 8
COOK TIME: 185

PREP TIME: 25
TOTAL TIME: 210 Minutes

"Authentic Cajun flavor! I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice, these are just like I remember. Serve with Tabasco sauce for a little kick. My family loved to splash a little cider vinegar in each bowl."

INGREDIENTS:

-    dry kidney beans
-    olive oil
-    large onion
-    Green bell pepper
-    minced garlic
-    Celery
-    water
-    Bay leaves
-    Cayenne pepper
-    dried thyme
-    dried sage
-    dried parsley
-    Cajun seasoning
-    Andouille sausage
-    water
-    long grain white rice

DIRECTIONS:

Rinse beans, and then soak in a large pot of water overnight. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper, garlic, and celery in olive oil for 3 to 4 minutes. Rinse beans, and transfer to a large pot with 6 cups water. Stir cooked v