Braden Family Cookbook
BEANS & RICE
at least 4 hours)
water to boil, add beans, boil uncovered for 2 minutes, turn off heat and let
beans soak for 1 hour. Drain
beans after 1 hour, reserve “red”water, add additional water to “red”
water if needed so you have at least 4 cups.
butter w/medium heat, add ˝ of the green onions, the onions & garlic.
Stir often for about 5 minutes, add beans, the ham hocks or ham bones,
the 4 cups “red” water, salt & pepper.
Bring to a boil, reduce temp and simmer partially covered for 3 hours.
During last half hour, mash a few beans on side of pot to thicken
mixture. Remove ham bones or
hocks, cut meat off into 1/4" dice and return to beans.
over rice on plates. Put remaining
green onions in a small bowl to put on top of beans over rice.
Have hot sauce available!