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Dutch Oven Beans

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  Dry navy beans 16 Ounce (1 Package, Peas)
  Baby lima beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), dry
  Dry red kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Green peppers 2 Medium, cut into 1-inch-wide strips
  Onions 2 Medium, diced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can)
  Tomato paste 12 Ounce (1 Can)
  Kielbasa 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks (Smoked Polish Sausage)

1. Rinse beans with running cold water; discard any stones or shriveled beans. In 8-quart Dutch oven over high heat, heat beans and 12 cups water to boiling; cook 3 minutes. Remove Dutch oven from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans; set aside.
2. In same Dutch oven over medium-high heat, in hot salad oil, cook green peppers, onions, and garlic until tender, stirring occasionally. Return beans to Dutch oven; stir in brown sugar, salt, pepper, cloves, and 6 cups water; over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes with their liquid, tomato paste, and kielbasa, stirring to mix well and break up tomatoes. Cover and simmer 30 minutes longer or until beans are tender. Skim fat from liquid in Dutch oven.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 189 Calories from Fat 53

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.1%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17 mg5.7%

Sodium 621.6 mg25.9%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.7%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 10 g20.9%

Vitamin A 8.5% Vitamin C 31.3%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dutch Oven Beans Recipe