Not Your Normal Ham and Beans

Not Your Normal Ham And Beans Recipe

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Char Lowry


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 vote

15 Min
10 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 lb
    dry great northern beans
  • 1/2 lb
    cooked ham
  • 1 small
    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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About Not Your Normal Ham and Beans

Course/Dish: Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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