becky's hobo beans and sweet cornbread

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Becky Hudgins
from Joshua, TX

IT TAKES AWHILE TO PREPARE THIS DISH BUT IT IS SO GOOD.MY FAMILY AND CHURCH MEMBERS JUST RAVE OVER THESE BEANS.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 20
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For becky's hobo beans and sweet cornbread

  • 4 lb
    pinto beans
  • 1 lb
    ground hamburger meat
  • 1 lb
    ground pork meat
  • 1/2 lb
    steak diced whatever you have
  • 1/2 lb
    smoke bacon diced
  • 1/2 lb
    link summer sausage diced
  • 1/2 lb
    ham diced
  • 1/2 lb
    salt pork diced
  • 1 lg
    green bell pepper diced(i buy veggies already diced
  • 2 lg
    onions diced (i buy veggies already diced)
  • 4 clove
    garlic chopped
  • 1 can
    petite tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 1/2 c
    ketchup
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • dash
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 dash
    tabasco sauce or more if you like spicey
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 8 c
    water
  • SWEET CORNBREAD
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 pkg
    jiffy yellow cake mix
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How To Make becky's hobo beans and sweet cornbread

  • 1
    1 put rinsed beans in a large stock pot,cover beans with water 8 cups and bring to a boil.Turn heat down to medium add bacon,salt pork and ham.Cover and cook while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.Beans should cook a minimum of 90 minutes before adding meat mixture.
  • 2
    Brown hamburger until no longer pink add peppers,onions,garlic celery add salt and pepper.Set aside
  • 3
    Brown ground pork it should not need oil or butter to cook about 6 minutes and drain.Add to the hamburger mixture.
  • 4
    add butter to skillet and melt over medium heat.add steak saute until no pink shows on the outside,about 5 mins.add steak to hamburger mixture.
  • 5
    In butter skillet add tomatoes,ketchup,brown sugar and tobasco sauce.Heat until sugar disloves.Pour into meat mixture.
  • 6
    After beans have cooked 90 minutes add all ingredients and cook on mdeium low heat for another hour.
  • 7
    There is alot of work to these beans but the outcome is well worth it.I will be posting a picture this week as I will be cooking these for our Church Dinner Sunday. Serve with sweet cornbread,a salad and dessert.Enjoy!!!!!!
  • 8
    SWEET CORNBREAD DIRECTIONS: Mix cake mix according to directions, being careful not to beat air into mixture. Mix the rest of the ingredients and gently fold in cake batter. pour into two greased 8 inch pie pans or a 13-by-9-by2-inch baking pan. bake in a preheated 400-degree oven until lightly browned.

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