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Chuck-Wagon Bean Pot Recipe from the Recipes 4U Cookbook


Chuck-Wagon Bean Pot Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb bean (any variety), dry
1 ham hock or shank
1 large onion, chopped
6 cup water
1 tsp salt
7 oz green chili salsa (up to 10 oz, or use tomato sauce, ca

Recipe Preparation

Rinse the beans and remove any foreign matter. Mix all ingredients
in the cooking vessel.

IF USING A SLOW-COOKER: Cover, set temperature at low, and forget
for at least 10 hours. If you have only half a day, cook the mixture
5 or more hours on high.

IF USING A STOVE: Heat all ingredients to boiling with pot
uncovered. Turn down heat, cover, and simmer gently, adding enough
boiling water to keep beans well covered. Most bean varieties will be
done in 2 to 3 hours.

When beans are done, take out ham bone, cut off the meat and put it
back into the pot. Serve hot with corn bread or muffins. Green chili
salsa is a Mexican sauce made from green chili peppers, onions,
vinegar and other ingredients.


* A Hearty Bean Stew -- I got this recipe from "A Primer on Bean
Cookery" by the California Dry Bean Advisory Board and other
organizations. This savory stew, featuring ham and beans, borrows its
robust seasonings from the chuck wagon cooks of the old western
cattle ranges. The secret is long, slow cooking, and your electric
slow-cooker is ideal for the job. Just follow the directions that
come with your particular model. If you don't have one, slow-cook the
mixture on top of the stove in a heavy pot with a lid.

: Difficulty: Easy
: Time: 5 minutes preparation, many hours cooking.
: Precision: no need to measure.

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Servings: 6




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