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Lima Bean Ham Chowder

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Ingredients
  Large dried lima beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Meaty ham hocks 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned cream style corn 8 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
Directions

Cover beans with 4 cups water.
Bring to boiling; simmer 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; let stand 1 hour.
Add ham hocks; cover and simmer till tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
Add 1 teaspoon salt during last 30 minutes of cooking.
Remove ham hocks.
Mash beans slightly.
Remove ham from bones; shred and set aside.
Discard bones.
Cook onion and green pepper in margarine till tender.
Add to limas along with ham, milk, and corn.
Heat, but do not boil.
Season to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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