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Beef Shank and Bean Trio

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Ingredients
  Lima beans/Great northern beans 4 Ounce
  Pinto beans 4 Ounce (Red Variety)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Beef shanks 6 Pound, cross cuts (3 Shanks, 2 Pound Each)
  Onion 1 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned green beans 16 Ounce, drained
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place beans in a Dutch oven and add water.
2. Soak beans overnight or quick soak.
3. Do not drain.

MAKING:
4. Place shanks in pot and push them deep to cover.
5. Add onion, salt, sugar, and red pepper.
6. Cover and simmer 2 ½ hours.
7. Drain tomatoes, reserving liquid.
8. Stir liquid into flour to blend.
9. Gradually add flour mixture to beans and stir until thickened.
10. Add tomatoes and green beans and continue cooking 15 minutes more.

SERVING:
11. Serve beef shank and bean trio immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
160 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1038 Calories from Fat 412

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.5%

Saturated Fat 17.3 g86.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 1361.7 mg56.7%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.5%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 107 g213%

Vitamin A 11.4% Vitamin C 26.1%

Calcium 18.4% Iron 79.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Beef Shank And Bean Trio Recipe