Ham and Beans

Ham and Beans

Tasty Great Northern beans, simmered with ham, onion, brown sugar and spices.

Serves 7
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 120 minutes

Calories: 357.39
Calories from Fat: N/A
Total Fat: 6.49 g
Saturated Fat: N/A
Cholesterol: N/A
Sodium: N/A
Total Carbohydrate: 51.68 g
Dietary Fiber: N/A
Sugars: N/A
Protein: 23.07 g
Vitamin A: N/A
Vitamin C: N/A


1 pound dry Great Northern beans
1/2 pound cooked ham, diced
1 small onion, diced
1/2 cup brown sugar
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon dried parsley

  1. Rinse beans in a large pot; discard shriveled beans and any small stones. Add 8 cups of cold water. Let stand overnight or at least 8 hours. Drain and rinse beans.

  2. Return beans to pot and add ham, onion, brown sugar, salt, pepper, cayenne and parsley and water to cover. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until beans are tender. Add more water if necessary during cooking time.

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