side for red beans and rice?

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side for red beans and rice?
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Tue, 02-23-2010 - 2:15pm
Any suggesitons for what is a good accompanyment for red beans and rice with shrimp? Last time I made it we all felt it needed

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Tue, 02-23-2010 - 3:01pm

Well calling it a veggie would be a stretch, but my mom always made cornbread with red beans and rice. I've never heard of putting shrimp with them...sounds interesting!

Greens (turnip or collard) also go well with beans.

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Tue, 02-23-2010 - 3:40pm

I get the shrimp form the butcher and use the precooked big ones.

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Tue, 02-23-2010 - 5:18pm
I say corn bread.

 

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Wed, 02-24-2010 - 7:19pm

We always do brocoli with cheese with ours - the kids and I like to put

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Sat, 02-27-2010 - 9:31am

Can you share the recipe for the red beans and rice please?

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Sun, 02-28-2010 - 10:11pm

Kay,


I do mine from a box.