Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This stew is very hearty. Great for when you have a large crowd. Add other vegetables as desired. The key to its flavor is a large amount of ham and the can of whole tomatoes. Do not add salt. The ham adds plenty! You can also make this with a thick ham slice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in large pan.
  2. Simmer 2 hours. Can also be be started on the stove and then baked in a dutch oven at 250 degrees F.
  3. Remove hock, pick off ham and add it back into stew. The more ham the better.