Just Beans* Recipe

Step 1

Soak beans for 2-6 hours in cold water. Drain water & replace with with fresh water. Bring water to a boil slowly. Add salt & pepper, ham hock, onion, pimento, and garlic. Reduce heat to Medium and cook for 1 hour. Be sure to stir frequently. Add molasses at this point & cook for 15 minutes more. Excellent with ham or pork or whatever. Enjoy!

Origin: Don Houston's kitchen circa 1989

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2lb Dried pinto beans
  • 1/2lb Dried black beans
  • 1/2lb Dried lima beans
  • 1 Smoked ham hock
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Cloves garlice minced
  • 1 Large pimento chopped
  • 1 Small onion chopped
  • 1/4c Blackstrap molasses

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