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Baked Pea Beans And Salt Pork

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  Dried pea beans 4 Pound
  Water 6 Quart
  Lean salt pork 2 Pound
  Onions 2 , minced
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Light molasses 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cover beans with water, bring to boil, and boil for 2 minutes.
Cover and let stand for 1 hour; then cook until tender.
Drain, reserving liquid.
Score rind of pork and cut off thin slices of pork.
Put half of slices in pots or covered roasting pans.
Put beans in pots and top with remaining pork and scored rind.
Mix 1 quart bean liquid and remaining ingredients; pour over beans.
Add enough more liquid to cover beans.
Cover and bake in preheated slow oven (300°F.) for 6 to 8 hours.
Uncover during last hour.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 143 Calories from Fat 63

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.6%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.3 mg4.4%

Sodium 443.9 mg18.5%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.79 g3.2%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 4 g9%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.57%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Pea Beans And Salt Pork Recipe