GULF COAST RECIPES: RED BEANS & RICE

The weather is cooling down and there is nothing better than digging into a warm helping of red beans and rice. The history of this dish is rooted in Louisiana creole cuisine and has been a Monday dinner staple for generations. If you can’t make the 3 hour drive to the west to seek out red beans and rice, we have listed our favorite recipe below. Our favorite version comes from Emily Shaya, wife to Alon Shaya- famous chef and restaurateur of New Orleans.  

Emily’s Red Beans and Rice