Chill-chaser soup

Yield: 4 quarts

Measure Ingredient
2½ cup (16 oz) package dried red beans
2 cups ;Water
4 slices Bacon; cooked and crumbled
2 larges Onions; chopped
2 cloves Garlic; chopped
2 cups Dry white wine
2 tablespoons Hot sauce
½ cup Fresh parsley; chopped
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 pounds To 2 pounds smoked sausage; sliced
1 cup ;water (approximate)
\N \N Salt to taste
\N \N Hot cooked rice

Sort and wash beans; place in a large Dutch oven. Add 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.

Add bacon, onions, garlic, wine, hot sauce, parsley, and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Add sausage and 1 cup water, if necessary; cover and simmer 1-½ hours or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally. Add salt to taste. Serve over rice. Yield: 3-¾ quarts.

Mrs. Peter Rosato III of Tennessee in November, 1987"Southern Living" Typos by Jeff Pruett

Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 10-29-95

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