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lima beans w/jowls or salt pork (sallye)

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

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

(3 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 5 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For lima beans w/jowls or salt pork (sallye)

  • 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

How To Make lima beans w/jowls or salt pork (sallye)

  • 1
    Wash 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
  • 2
    Sear hog jowls in heavy skillet, then transfer to crockpot with beans Add stick of butter
  • 3
    Continue 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
  • 4
    Turn crockpot to medium or low and cook for 6-8 hours until beans are tender and thickened into a sort of soup.
  • 5
    Good served with cornbread and fresh green or sliced onions.