Beans Cooked With Ham Hocks

Ingredients :
  •  1 package (11 ounces) pinto beans, cut and soaked in plenty of water overnight
  • 1 liter chicken broth
  •  1 liter water
  •  1 onion, halved or diced
  •  Smoked ham in half (about a pound total)
  • 2 bay leaves optional
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, plus more flavors
  •  1 teaspoon garlic powder, plus more to taste
  •  Salt to taste

 Instructions :
Put the soaked beans, chicken broth, water, onion, pork veins, and bay leaf (if using) in a large saucepan.Bring the milk to a boil, simmer, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are soft and tender, about 1.5 hours.
Season with black pepper, garlic powder and salt. serves.++ Note: This recipe uses the whole bag of beans that I bought. The yield is large, but it can be expanded by a small amount.In this recipe, you can also use smoked turkey instead of pork.
Enjoy !

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