Ham Hocks & Beans


Ham Hocks & Beans
Author: Cibola Kitchen
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  • 1 pound dry pinto beans (but any beans will work)
  • 2 ham hocks
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • salt
  1. Wash beans and remove all non-bean material.
  2. Place beans, ham hock, onions and garlic in large Dutch oven filled with water.
  3. Add spices. Bring to a boil. Simmer on medium-low heat for 4-5 hours. Add more water as needed.
  4. Remove the ham hocks when they are tender and falling apart, let cool, pick the meat and stir back into the beans.