Red Beans with Ham Hocks

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.5
  • Total Fat: 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,374.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.6 g
  • Protein: 16.6 g

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Simple but delicious on it's own or served over rice. Simple but delicious on it's own or served over rice.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 lb. sm. ham hocks
    1 bay leaf
    1 red pepper pod; optional
    Salt and pepper to taste
    1 lb. dried red beans
    1 onion, minced
    1 garlic clove, minced
    2 qts. cold water


Wash and soak beans overnight. When ready to cook, drain off water and put beans in large pot with two quarts cold water. Let water heat thoroughly, then add ham hocks, herbs, and onion. Cook slowly but steadily at least 2 hours or until tender. Halfway through use a spoon or a potato masher to mash some of the beans so that the dish becomes thick. Serves 6 by itself or 8 with rice (rice not included in nutritional info).

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NADALIA.

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