Budget: Bean Pot On The Run Recipe
1 ham bone, or ham hock
2 cup tomato juice
1 onion, chopped
1 sweet green pepper, chopped
4 whole cloves
28 oz canned baked beans
19 oz canned kidney beans, drain
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp wine vinegar
1 tsp dry mustard
If you dont have a ham bone, or ham hock, a piece of smoky bacon or
smoked sausage will suffice.
In large saucepan, combine ham bone, tomato juice, onion, green
pepper and cloves. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove
bone from pan.
Cut away any meat. Discard bone and cloves. Return meat to pan along
with baked beans, kidney beans, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and
mustard. Bring to boil; simmer for about 20 minutes or until sauce is
thickened. 6 servings for $10.44 CDN [Mar/95]
Source: Canadian Living magazine, Mar 95 Presented in article by Jan
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