Soup Beans The Way Mama Does Em Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time3 Hr 0 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In3 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Dry pinto beans16 Ounce
 Sugar cured country ham slice4 Large, chopped into bite-size pieces

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean the beans thoroughly to remove any rocks or bad ones.
2. Wash thoroughly for 5 to 6 times and allow it to soak in water overnight. The water should be 1 inch above the beans.
3. Boil the beans in the same water next morning.
4. Add ham pieces and stirring intermittently, bring to boil and lower the heat.
5. Cover it and allow simmering for about 2 to 3 hours or till beans turn tender. Add more water, if required.

FINALIZING
6. The final stage will be firm, whole beans in thick broth called pot likker.

SERVING
7. Serve immediately or as desired.

TIPS
1. The broth remains unspoiled even after 2 days.
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