LIMA BEANS W/JOWLS OR SALT PORK (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

This a a southern comfort food which my family loves. I usually only make these on the weekends, so they can cook slow and long at a very low temperature.

Note: This ain't your diet food, but it is so worth the calories you ingest. LOL

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 lb
dried large lima beans
1 stick
butter
1/2 to 1 lb
ssalt pork (or hog jowls)
1 gal
water
2 Tbsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
kosher or sea salt

Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids