Ham and beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 13
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 119.7
  • Total Fat: 5.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.8 mg
  • Sodium: 445.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 9.4 g

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A leaner version of Buddy _Love's ham and beans recipe A leaner version of Buddy _Love's ham and beans recipe
Number of Servings: 13


    Ham, cubed -16 oz.
    Pinto beans, 3 cups
    Celery, raw, 2 stalk, medium
    Onion - Yellow - 1/2 Cup diced
    2 Ham Hocks


soak beans overnight, picking out the bad beans & debris as it surfaces. Drain rinse water after about 4 hours and refil.

I cook mine in a crockpot for 12 hrs. However mom made hers on the stove (this is her recipe) and would let it cook all day (approx 6-8 hrs).

take a 1 pound bag of pinto beans that have been soaked over night and put them into either a stew pot or crock pot. Add your diced onion & celery. Place salt pork in a skillet & fry til lightly browned. Pour into bean pot, grease & all. Place ham hocks in bean pot. Fill with water til ham hocks are covered. If using stove top, bring to a boil for about 30 min (skimming off any scum) and then lower heat to a simmer. Cover and let simmer for several hours, go back and check for scum, skim off. Repeat this every hour until beans are tender (6-8 hrs). If using crockpot, just put the lid on and forget them. I set my crock pot for 12 hours and let them cook overnight. However I have made them on the 4 & 8 hr setting and they were just as good.

Number of Servings: 13 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 13

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MICHELLE6468.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a hearty meal, very flavorful and versatile. Poet - 8/29/09

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    Love it! I add some hot sauce when serving! - 10/12/10

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    Michelle, you do me proud! Your beans tasted wonderful. - 9/4/09