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Lima Bean Ham Chowder Recipe
|Large dried lima beans||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Meaty ham hocks||1 Pound|
|Chopped onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped green pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Canned cream style corn||8 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)|
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 310
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35 g53.1%
Saturated Fat 10.4 g51.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 66.3 mg
Sodium 345.8 mg14.4%
Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%
Sugars 11.9 g
Protein 26 g52.6%
Vitamin A 12.3% Vitamin C 55.1%
Calcium 16.1% Iron 12.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Bring to boiling; simmer 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; let stand 1 hour.
Add ham hocks; cover and simmer till tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
Add 1 teaspoon salt during last 30 minutes of cooking.
Remove ham hocks.
Mash beans slightly.
Remove ham from bones; shred and set aside.
Cook onion and green pepper in margarine till tender.
Add to limas along with ham, milk, and corn.
Heat, but do not boil.
Season to taste.