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Ham Hocks With Lima Beans

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  Dry lima beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ham hocks 4
  Bay leaves 2
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , sliced in rounds
  Solid pack tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Soak the beans in water to cover overnight (or if your time is limited, cover them with water; boil briskly 2 minutes; then remove from heat and soak only 1 hour).
Without draining the beans, add ham hocks, bay leaves, and water €” if needed to cover the beans again.
Simmer about 1 hour or until beans are tender.
Add the onion, green pepper, tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and cloves.
Mix until blended and pour into a large (4-quart) casserole.
Cover and bake in a moderate oven(350°) about 1 hour, or until the meat is tender.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.5%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g46.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.3 mg24.4%

Sodium 449.9 mg18.7%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 24 g47.4%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ham Hocks With Lima Beans Recipe