Ham Hocks With Lima Beans
|Dry lima beans||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Water||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Green pepper||1⁄2 , sliced in rounds|
|Solid pack tomatoes||1 Pound (1 Can)|
|Tomato sauce||8 Ounce (1 Can)|
|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.
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