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Ham & Beans

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 5 mins

Easy recipe to make, fills you up, inexpensive, and is great on chilly days.

 15 ounce can chickens stock
 ½ pound Northern Beans
 ½ cup diced white onion
 1 smoked ham hock
 1 garlic clove peeled whole
 fresh ground pepper and salt to taste

Put all ingredients in deep pan then add enough water to cover ham hock, around 3 or 4 cups.


Bring to a simmer then simmer for 2 hours or until beans are soft and most of the water has evaporated. Stir occasionally and spoon of bubbles and fat.


Remove the garlic clove and discard. Remove the ham and let cool on a cutting board. Once the ham is cool, pull the meat from the ham hock and chop into bite size pieces. Put just the meat back in the beans and discard the remainder of the hock. Serve in deep bowls with loads of franks red hot sauce and corn bread on the side.

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