Spicy Red Beans & Rice

Add a little spice to your rice.

Serves 4

  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 4 bacon slices, chopped
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. chipotle pepper paste
  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups of cooked white rice 
In a heavy-bottomed pot on medium-high heat, add the vegetable oil and bacon.
Cook, stirring until the bacon is cooked, slightly golden.
Remove with a slotted spoon, reserving the fat in the pan.
Add the onions, cook for 1 minute; add the garlic, tomato paste and chipotle pepper.
Cook for 1 minute.
Add the red beans, reserved bacon and chicken broth, stir, cover and cook for 10 minutes to combine flavors.
If a thicker consistency is desired, simmer uncovered a few more minutes.
Serve with the white rice and enjoy. 
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