LIMA BEANS W/JOWLS OR SALT PORK (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

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

How to Make LIMA BEANS W/JOWLS OR SALT PORK (SALLYE)

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.

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About LIMA BEANS W/JOWLS OR SALT PORK (SALLYE)

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