It's no secret that we love red beans and rice in Louisiana, but have you ever had butter beans? I don't cook them often, but I love them! I basically cook them the same way I do red beans. I just used smoked turkey necks instead of pork neckbones. Check out my Instagram reel here!
1 lb of frozen or fresh speckled butter beans
1 tbs of bacon up or cooking oil of choice
1-2 yellow onions, diced finely
3 stalks of celery, diced finely
1 bell pepper, diced finely
1 tbs of minced garlic
5-6 smoked turkey necks
Chicken Broth (Keep on hand to keep liquid levels adequate)
Slap Ya Mama (to taste)
1 tbs Smoked Paprika
Badia Complete Seasoning (to taste)
Black Pepper (to taste)
Garlic Powder (to taste)
Onion Powder (to taste)
1 Tbs Thyme
2 Tbs Oregano
2 Tbs of Parsley
2-3 bay leaves
9. Remove the bay leaves from the pot and discard.
10. Serve over warm rice.