Five ingredients combine for this hearty side dish. Serve the beans over corn bread squares to make it a main dish.

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
20 mins
cook:
3 hrs
stand:
1 hr
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse beans. In a 4-1/2-quart Dutch oven or large pot, combine beans and 8 cups cold water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand for 1 hour. (Or, skip boiling water and soak beans overnight in covered pan.) Drain and rinse beans.

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  • In the Dutch oven or pot, combine the beans, ham, onion, catsup, salt, and 4 cups fresh water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 3 hours or until tender, adding more water, if necessary. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 15mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 39g; insoluble fiber 9g; protein 19g; vitamin a 10.3RE; vitamin c 10.6mg; sodium 814mg; calcium 90.9mg; iron 4.5mg.
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