Pinto Beans with Ham Hocks

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1 Garlic; crushed
2 tb Salt
2 Ham hocks
1 ts Sugar
1 lb Dried pinto beans
1 sm Onion; chopped
1 ts Black Pepper; freshly ground

Original recipe makes 8

Original recipe makes 8 Servings


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1. Soak the beans overnight in the refrigerator in enough cold water to cover by 4 inches. Drain them well. 2. Combine the beans, ham hocks, onion, salt, pepper, sugar, and garlic in a large saucepot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmering and cook, covered, until the bean are tender, about 45 minutes. Check the seasoning and serve the beans hot. NOTES : If you like, remove the meat from the ham hocks, pick it free of fat and gristle, and return it to the beans.

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