Cajun Butter Beans and Ham Hocks
These Cajun style butter beans with diced ham hock is wonderful served by
itself, or over rice. Cornbread on the side, and you have a meal!
- 1 pounds Fresh butter beans
- ½ pounds Salt meat; parboiled and
diced (Such as ham hocks)
- 1 tablespoon All-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons Oil
- 1 large Onion; chopped
- 2 Cloves garlic; chopped fine
- 2 teaspoons Sugar
- Salt and pepper to taste
Make a roux with oil and flour. Add meat and onions.
Sauté until onions are tender and meat is lightly browned.
Stir constantly so it does not burn!
Add butter beans, garlic and sugar and cook for 15 minutes,
continuing to stir!
Lower heat and add water to beans.
Cover and cook for 1 hour or until the beans are done.
If the beans are not thick enough for you, you can mash some against
the side of the pan , and stir until thicker.
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