Cowboy Beans Recipe
1/2 lb dried pinto beans
1/2 cup chopped smoked ham
1 cup chopped onion
8 oz can passata (sieved tinned tomatoes, )
4 oz can diced green chillies
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dry mustard
Rinse beans. In a large saucepan combine beans and 4 cups water.
Bring to the boil; reduce heat, simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from
heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. (or, skip boiling the water and
soak beans overnight.)
drain and rinse beans. In the same pan combine beans and 4 cups fresh
water. Bring to the boil; reduce heat. cover and simmer for about 75
minutes or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally. drain beans,
reserving liquid. In a 2-pint casserole, combine beans, ham and
onion. stir together half a cup of the bean liquid, passata, chilli
peppers, brown sugar, chilli powder, salt and mustard. Stir into bean
mixture, bake, covered, in a 160C/325F/Gas Mark 3 oven for about an
hour. Uncover and bake for about 45 minutes or more to desired
Source: Sunday Mirror Magazine
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