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Scandinavian Beans Beans

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Ingredients
  Dried pinto beans 1 Pound
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Bacon/1 ham hock 12 Ounce
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tabasco To Taste
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a soup pot, soak the beans in water for a minimum of 8 hours.
2) Bring the soaked beans to a boil and gently cook for 1 ½ to 2 hours, till they are tender. Drain the beans and keep the liquid aside.
3) In a slow cooker, combine together all the ingredients with just enough bean liquid to cover the contents.
4) Cook over low heat for 5 to 6 hours.
5) In case ham hock is being used, remove all the bones from the ham and cut it into bite-sized pieces. Mix into the beans.

SERVING
6) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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