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

From Gooseberry Patch The Cozy Home Cookbook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sort and wash beans; place beans in a large Dutch oven.
  2. Cover with water 2 inches above beans; let soak overnight.
  3. Drain beans; add 2 quarts fresh water, ham, onion, garlic, and salt to the pot with the beans.
  4. Cover and bring to a boil; decrease heat and simmer 1 ½ hours OR until beans are tender.
  5. Add tomatoes with liquid; simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.