Brown Beans

Brown Beans

14 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    4 h
  • Ready In

    1 d 4 h 10 m
Kerry
Recipe by  Kerry

“Southern-style brown beans. ”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

  1. Pick over the beans, rinse them, and place them in a large bowl with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and enough water to cover by 3 or 4 inches. Allow the beans to soak overnight.
  2. The next day, drain and rinse the beans, and place them in a large pot. Stir in the chicken broth, ham hock, black pepper, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and reduce the heat to a simmer.
  3. Simmer the beans over low heat for 4 hours, adding water occasionally if needed to keep the soupy consistency. Remove the ham hock before serving.

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Reviews (14)

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fmdog44
32

fmdog44

My folks made this 60 year ago. The ham bone is the real plus as it cooks. They added onion, celery and carrots. It is magnificent fresh and re-heated. Bread and butter on the side and lots of tobasco and seasoning salt.

susan
21

susan

Brown Beans aka Pinto Beans They have been around here in the south from the beginning. A more healthy approach to cooking them is simply add olive oil. Cook in a slow cooker all day.I use to add fat back, or ham bones there isn't any need. Beans,freshly chopped onions on top with a hunk of corn bread. You've got dinner.

Arizona Desert Flower
14

Arizona Desert Flower

I soaked mine overnight but put everything in the crockpot on low all day long (10 hours). I used a ham bone from a potluck from work I had put in the freezer. I added a little more garlic and onion (plus onion and garlic powders) and let it run. We served this soup with tortillas and it was a huge hit with all three kids (plus us adults). Thanks!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 478 cal
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs
  • 36.4 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 32.3 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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