This bean dish is rich and flavorful, with rich, smoky red cuts of meat. It serves a complete and sustainable breakfast, lunch, dinner, lunch or dinner for the whole family.
- Ingredients :
° 2 pound dried beans
° 1 large chimney man, or two small hooks
° 2 bay leaves
° ½ to 1 teaspoon ground red pepper flakes
° 6 divided cups of water
° kosher salt to taste
° Fresh ground pepper black, to taste
Southern Bean Bento Pot With Pork Ingredients
Rinse the beans in a colander under cool hiking water.
Rinse the beans in a colander
Sort it out and discard any discolored or broken grains or pebbles.
Sort the grains and eliminate the broken ones
Place beans in large bowl & coveing with water. Soak for six hours or overnight. Instead, follow the instructions for a quick soak.
Soak the beans in water in a bowl
Place the beans and pork inside the crock pot along with the bay leaves and crushed red pepper flakes.
Beans and pork in a crock pot with bay leaves and crushed red pepper flakes
Cover with 6 cups of water.
Beans and pork in an earthenware pot covered with water
Cover the pot and cook for six to eight hours at best, or until the beans are tender.
Beans and pork cooked in a crock pot
Remove the ham and bay leaf, then reduce the meat into cubes or chop. Return the meat to the pot.
Cut pork into cubes in a crock pot
Taste the beans and season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper as needed. Mix well.