*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Bone Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Cynthia Ewer
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:20
 Categories    : Crockpot
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         leftover Ham Bone
 
    1      pound         pinto beans -- dried          salt -- to taste     
                      pepper -- to taste    2      each freezer container,  
 quart Rinse and sort pinto beans.  Place in large bowl and add water until 
  beans are covered 3 inches deep. Soak overnight. Next morning, place ham  
 bone and soaked, drained beans in crock pot; add water to cover.  Cook on  
 High for 6 to 8 hours, until beans are tender and meat has separated from  
 bone.  Carefully remove ham bones and fat, returning slivers of meat to  
 beans; season to taste. To freeze:  place bone beans in freezer  
 containers.  Freeze.  To prepare:  thaw beans completely before heating.   
 Heat in saucepan over medium heat until hot.  Serve with cornbread and  
 green salad!
  
 
 
 
 
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 Serving Ideas : Cornbread sticks and green salad