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Lima Bean Ham Chowder

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Ingredients
  Dried large lima beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Meaty ham hock 1
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cream style corn 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Scalded milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Soak beans overnight in 1 quart water; add ham hock.
Simmer for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until beans are tender.
Remove ham hock from beans; shred meat.
Drain beans, reserving 1 cup liquid.
Mash beans; add salt.
Saute green pepper and onion in butter.
Mix beans, ham and reserved bean liquid; stir in corn and milk.
Heat through gently.
Do not boil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Ham

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