and Bean Soup
1/2 Pounds Dry Pinto Beans, sorted for rocks, then rinsed
1 Pound 95% Fat Free Ham, cubed
1 Cup Onion, diced
4 Tablespoons Ham Base (optional)
teaspoon Black Ground Pepper
beans into crockpot and cover with boiling water. Place lid on
crockpot and let stand overnight.
Place beans into a
large pot and cover with water, boil 1 to 2 minutes, then let
stand 1-4 hours.
Rinse beans with water, and place them into the
Add ham and onion.
Add just enough water to
cover the beans.
Mix in ham base and pepper.
with lid and cook on high setting for about 5 hours, or until
beans are tender and soup starts to thicken.