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Pinto Beans with Ham Hocks

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Category: Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Dried pinto beans
  • 2 Ham hocks
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped
  • 2 tb Salt
  • 1 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 Clove garlic; crushed


1. Soak the beans overnight in the refrigerator in enough cold water to
cover by 4 inches. Drain them well.

2. Combine the beans, ham hocks, onion, salt, pepper, sugar, and garlic in
a large saucepot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat
to simmering and cook, covered, until the bean are tender, about 45
minutes. Check the seasoning and serve the beans hot.
NOTES : If you like, remove the meat from the ham hocks, pick it free of
fat and gristle, and return it to the beans.

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