Nancy J. Patrykus


I made this delicious recipe for an American Legion function tonight,at the V.F.W.Post
It always goes over in a big way...when I take it to any the winter time.!
It is just another ole farm recipe,
that is sooooo good!!
The veterans really appreciate any and all
HOME COOKING...when made from the heart!
and I do enjoy cooking and sharing.

★★★★★ 4 votes
GUESTS 16-20


2 pkg
lima beans (1 -pound each)...or in the south they call them... butter beans
2 pkg
smoked pork hocks... ( 2-pork hocks to a pkg.)
2 Tbsp
liquid smoke
salt & taste
chopped parsley


1For directions to pre-soak beans,for this recipe please go to:

The night before put smoked pork hocks in your crock pot,cover with water.Cook on low overnight.
Next morning strain all, save broth.
Dump hocks from the strainer onto a platter.
Separate and get rid of everything like skin, bones...etc.Save the meat!
Hand pick all the delicious pork hock smoked meat..and add to the broth. Put this in refrigerator .
2NEXT DAY... Rinse your beans twice.
Then skim most of the fat from the top of
the meat broth.
You will be using the meat and broth to add to your soaked and rinsed lima beans to this broth.
Add a minced onion, 2 tablespoons liquid smoke,and some chopped parsley.
Cook on low in the crock pot for about 4-5 hours.
A little water or chickn broth can be added,if needed, to keep it moist.
Be careful are not making soup!!!....LOL
Salt & pepper to taste.
This recipe can be cut in half for the average family. Or cook all and freeze some for later.
I share with my neighbors...They love all I cook!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles