Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

From Foods with a Foreign Flavor textbook - posted for ZWT5.


  1. Cook beans and ham hock until beans are tender (in water that just covers all of the beans, adding water when necessary). The beans will require a longer cooking time than many types because they are a harder bean
  2. When beans are tender, melt shortening in skillet. Saute onion and green pepper; add garlic, cumin and tomato sauce. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add mixture to beans. Add potatoes to beans and sauce. Simmer until potatoes are done. May be eaten as is or served over rice.