Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
4
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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.

  • 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; fat 5g; cholesterol 18mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 37g; mono fat 2g; insoluble fiber 9g; sugars 1g; protein 16g; vitamin a 48.6IU; vitamin c 4.7mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 1.4mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 310.5mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 477mg; potassium 878mg; calcium 80.8mg; iron 3.2mg.
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