Bourbon & Ham Hock Pinto Beans

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Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

My hubby and I will celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary this year. One of the most requested dishes over the years has been my pinto beans. I've added additional ingredients along the way to make these the best pinto beans recipe EVER! I hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Cooking with Love & Passion sw :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
quite a few
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
dried pinto beans, soaked overnight & rinsed
4-5 oz
cured hog jowl, cut in pieces
1
onion, chopped
1 small
bell pepper, chopped
4
garlic cloves, chopped
1 Tbsp
parsley stems, chopped
5 c
water, cold
2
ham hocks
3/4 c
bourbon, more if you wish
2
bay leaves
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp
cumin
pinch
brown sugar
smoked sea salt to taste

How to Make Bourbon & Ham Hock Pinto Beans

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sauté hog jowl in a dutch oven for 4-5 minutes, add onion, bell pepper, garlic, parsley stems in dutch oven until onions are translucent.
  • 2Add water and ham hocks to dutch oven, boil for 1 hour until ham hocks are tender, remove and slice in pieces.
  • 3Add ham hock pieces back to dutch oven with remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Serve with cornbread and a green salad.

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About Bourbon & Ham Hock Pinto Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Other Tag: Quick & Easy