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Cracker Barrel Pinto Beans

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recipe is ready in over 5 hrs time: over 5 hrs

serves/makes:   10


recipe id: 88751
cook method: stovetop

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1 pound ham hocks
1 tablespoon sugar
water, to cover
2 cups dry pinto beans, sorted
8 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoon salt


Cook ham hocks and sugar covered with water. Cook on simmer for a couple hours.

When meat is tender pull apart with 2 forks to separate meat from fat, skin and bones. Return meat to broth and store in freezer till bean day.

Wash and sort dry pinto beans. Add beans to pot with 8 cups water, the salt and the ham with broth from above. Bring to boil, cover and simmer about 3 hours or until tender.


256 calories, 9 grams fat, 26 grams carbohydrates, 18 grams protein per serving.
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I don't know if this is how Cracker Barrle makes them but it's a good basic recipe for anyone who wants to cook sipmle pinto beans from scratch.

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