ALMOST NO-CAL RED BEANS & RICE
Yield: 8 servings
1 lb Dry red kidney beans
2 1/2 cup Celery, finely chopped
2 ea Green bell peppers, seeded & finely chopped
2 med Onions, finely chopped
5 ea Bay leaves
6 ea Plum tomatoes
Hot pepper sauce
Cover beans with water (2-inches above beans). Let soak all day or overnight. Drain, then replace water just to cover the beans. Throw in all the vegetables. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer for about 45 minutes. When beans start cracking and showing white) they're done.
Serve with cooked rice, white, or brown. Add hot pepper sauce to taste.