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not your normal ham and beans

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Char Lowry
Delaware, OH

I never really liked ham and beans, till I tried this recipe. It has all kinds of flavor and plus my son likes it. Also you can make this recipe in the crock pot. High for 4 hours, low for 8 hours.

(1 rating)
yield 7 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For not your normal ham and beans

  • 1 lb
    dry great northern beans
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked ham
  • 1 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make not your normal ham and beans

  • 1
    1. Rinse beans in a large pot, dicard shriveled beans and any small stones. Add 8 cups of cold water. Let stand overnight or at least 8 hours. Drain and rinse beans.
  • 2
    2. Return beans to pot and add ham, onion, brown sugar, salt, pepper, cayenne and parsley. Add water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until beans are tender. Add more water if needed while cooking

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