LIMA BEANS W/JOWLS OR SALT PORK (SALLYE)
Note: This ain't your diet food, but it is so worth the calories you ingest. LOL
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- 2 lb
- dried large lima beans
- 1 stick
- 1/2 to 1 lb
- ssalt pork (or hog jowls)
- 1 gal
- 2 Tbsp
- black pepper
- 2 Tbsp
- kosher or sea salt
1Wash beans thoroughly, picking through to remove any stones or other foreign objects (such as dirt clods)
Put beans in crockpot with 1 gallon water (or more if needed to cover to about 2" above level of dried beans.
Turn crockpot on to high
2Sear hog jowls in heavy skillet, then transfer to crockpot with beans
Add stick of butter
3Continue cooking on high for approximately one hour, checking to make sure beans are still completely covered by water
Dried beans will absorb a lot of water while cooking
At this time, add salt and pepper and stir well to blend
4Turn crockpot to medium or low and cook for 6-8 hours until beans are tender and thickened into a sort of soup.
5Good served with cornbread and fresh green or sliced onions.