Just beans*

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Dried pinto beans
½ pounds Dried black beans
½ pounds Dried lima beans
1 Smoked ham hock
Salt to taste
2 Cloves garlice minced
1 Large pimento chopped
1 Small onion chopped
¼ cup Blackstrap molasses

Soak beans for 2-6 hours in cold water. Drain water & replace with with fresh water. Bring water to a boil slowly. Add salt & pepper, ham hock, onion, pimento, and garlic. Reduce heat to Medium and cook for 1 hour. Be sure to stir frequently. Add molasses at this point & cook for 15 minutes more. Excellent with ham or pork or whatever.

Enjoy! Origin: Don Houston's kitchen circa 1989

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