Ham and beans recipe

Ham and beans recipe

My mother came up with this dish for ham and beans recipe,and I used to love it. My tastes evolved slightly as I grew older, so I adjusted her recipe to make it a little spicier. Despite having a small list of ingredients, it is fantastic! With leftover ham, you must cook this, and everyone lauds it as being fantastic.

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 2 hrs

Additional: 8 hrs

Total: 10 hrs 15 mins

Servings: 7


  • 1 pound dry great Northern beans
  • ½ pound cooked ham, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 cups water, or as needed to cover
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • After rinsing, add the beans to a big stockpot. Let stand for at least eight hours or overnight after covering it with cold water. Wash and drain the beans.
  • Reintroduce the beans to the stockpot together with the ham, onion, sugar, parsley, and cayenne. Add water until it covers, then seasons with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; lower heat to a simmer; cook for 1 ½ to 2 hours, or until beans are cooked, adding additional water as necessary.
  • This ham and beans recipe is going to make your guests feel delighted and overwhelmed. 


Per Serving: 300 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 42.8g; fat 6.7g; cholesterol 18.2mg; sodium 423.5mg. Full Nutrition.

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