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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse beans. In a large saucepan, combine beans and 3 cups of the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain beans and return to saucepan.

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  • Add the remaining 3 cups water, ham hocks and butter to beans. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until beans are tender, adding more water, if necessary, and stirring occasionally.

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  • Remove ham hocks; cool slightly. Remove meat from ham hocks; chop meat. Stir chopped meat and salt into beans. Cover and cook for 5 to 10 minutes more or until heated through. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 18 mg cholesterol; 477 mg sodium. 878 mg potassium; 37 g carbohydrates; 9 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 16 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 49 IU vitamin a; 5 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 310 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 81 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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