Ham, Green Beans and New Potatoes


Place the ham hock and water in a 4-quart Dutch oven or large saucepan with a lid. Bring to a boil and cook until meat falls from the bones. Remove meat, trim fat and cut into bite size pieces. Add scrubbed, unpeeled potatoes to broth and cook until tender, approximately 20 minutes. add beans and simmer for 15 minutes or longer. Return meat to the pan and serve when heated thoroughly.

1 ham hock
4 cups green beans, whole or cut
6 c. water
12 new potatoes, medium size
salt and pepper to taste

Place the ham hock and water in a 4-quart Dutch oven or large saucepan with a lid. Bring to a boil and cook until meat falls from the bones. Remove meat, trim fat and cut into bite size pieces.

Add scrubbed, unpeeled potatoes to broth and cook until tender, approximately 20 minutes. add beans and simmer for 15 minutes or longer.

Return meat to the pan and serve when heated thoroughly.

Source: Up-Home, Down-Home

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