Saturday, November 17, 2012

Red Beans and Cornbread

When I think about eating on a budget, I can't think of anything more cost-efficient than beans. The bag of beans was 59 cents. Now that is a bargain!

Red Beans

1 small bag of beans, sorted and soaked over night
1 small onion, small dice
6-8 slices of bacon, chopped
6-8 cups water
1 teaspoon Salt 
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Place bacon in pan and fry. Remove bacon.  Saute onion in bacon grease. Add beans, bacon, water, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce to medium-low and cook for two hours covered.

Serve with cornbread.

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