Ham Hock and Beans

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
8 mediums smoked ham hocks - (abt 4 oz ea)
2 cups chopped onions
1 pound dried navy white beans
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
2 bay leaves
10 cups water
Salt to taste

Preparation

1
In a medium Dutch oven with a lid, over medium heat, add the oil. When the oil is hot, sear the ham hocks in batches, until brown, about 4 to 6 minutes. Remove the ham hock and set aside.
2
Add the onions. Season with pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Stir in the beans and bay leaves. Season with pepper. Saute for 1 minute. Add the reserved ham hocks and water. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 2 hours, or until the meat falls of the bone and the beans are creamy. Remove the bay leaves and season with salt and pepper.
3
This recipe yields 8 to 10 servings.

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Added:

December 1, 2009

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