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                         Cattleman’s Beef and Beans
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Casseroles
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         Dried pinto beans
    6      cups          Water
    3      pounds        Beef brisket or round roast
    1      large         Onion -- chopped
      1/2  cup           Dark molasses
    2      teaspoons     Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Ground ginger
      1/2  teaspoon      Dry mustard
      1/4  teaspoon      Pepper
    1                    Bay leaf
 
   1.  Rinse beans undeer running water, place in a large kettle with  
 water; bring to boiling; cover kettle; lower heat; cook 15 minutes; let  
 stand 1 hour. 2.  Trim all excess fat from beef; brown meat on all sides  
 inremaining fat ina  large skillet. 3.  Place meat in the bottom of the  
 slow cooker; add beans and liquid, onion, mollasses, salt, ginger,  
 mustard, pepper and bay leaf.  Add more water, if needed to cover meat and 
  beans; cover. 4.  Cook on high for 2 hours, stir beans, adding more 
 liquid if needed to keep beans and meat covered. 5.  Turn heat control to 
 low and  cook for 8 hours, or until beans are very tender and liquid is 
 absorbed.   Taste and season with a spoonful of hot prepared mustard, if 
 you wish. 6.  Remove meat to a carving board and cut into slices; spoon 
 beans around  beef on platter.
  
 
 
 
 
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