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Red Beans Rice & Bacon

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– 100 g red beans
– 320 g Carnaroli rice
– 150 g bacon cut into strips
– 1 cabbage peeled
– 60 g butter
– 2 garlic cloves
– 20 g Grana Padano grated
– salt to taste
– black pepper to taste
– white wine to taste


Soak the red beans for 12 hours in cold water, then rinse, drain and cook them for ab. 50-60 minutes in abundant salted water. Once cooked, drain the beans and set aside. Meanwhile, blanch the cabbage for a few minutes in salted boiling water. Drain, remove the central part and cut into strips. Then, in the same water, also boil the rice for ab. 15-18 minutes. Right after, in a pan, sauté the garlic along with butter. As soon as the garlic starts giving off its aroma, remove it and add in the bacon, sautéing and until it becomes clear. At this point, also add some white wine, the cabbage slices and beans. Finally, also mix in the drained rice and stir well. Sprinkle with a generous pinch of black pepper and some Grana Padano and serve.