1pounddry kidney beans or small red beans, rinsed and sorted
1poundsmoked beef sausage, sliced
1large onion, chopped
4-5clovesof garlic, minced
4stalks of celery, chopped
1green pepper, chopped
Creole seasoning to taste
3cupscooked white rice
Soak the beans overnight in water.
Drain and rinse beans and add fresh water to a depth twice as deep as the beans.
Bring the beans to a boil and cook for about an hour or until tender, checking the water level periodically and adding water if needed.
After the beans have softened up and are getting close to being done, add the rest of the ingredients. Simmer the beans, sausage, and vegetables for about a half an hour longer, or until the beans are tender.