Below the Mason-Dixon, folks love to entertain. We search for an excuse to invite people into our homes. You can bet every football game, birthday celebration, or holiday gathering is an event complete with delectable cuisine. Red beans and rice feeds a crowd, and the hearty dish is always a favorite.Classic New Orleans red beans and rice is the quintessential Southern dish. It’s equal parts comforting, nostalgic, and delicious. Hearty beans, onions, smoky sausage, peppers, celery, Creole seasoning, and, of course, rice combine to make one tasty meal that every family member will enjoy. Plus, it’s incredibly easy and inexpensive to pull together!Camila Alves, Matthew McConaughey’s wife, learned this recipe from one of her dear New Orleans friends, Ms. Clara. She sees many similarities in Southern and Brazilian culture, traditions, and flavors. Camila prepares Ms. Clara’s New Orleans Red Beans And Rice as a source of comfort and love for her family.Looking for the perfect side? We’ve got you covered. This meal pairs perfectly with cornbread, collard greens, corn on the cob, or a simple salad – all of which are crowd-pleasing choices. Next time you need to feed a large group of people, give Ms. Clara’s New Orleans Red Beans And Rice a try. It’s a hit every time.
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