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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: 
110 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 551 Calories from Fat 310

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.1%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g51.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 66.3 mg22.1%

Sodium 345.8 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 26 g52.6%

Vitamin A 12.3% Vitamin C 55.1%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lima Bean Ham Chowder Recipe