fresh green beans, snapped into pieces
potatoes, peeled and quartered
salt and pepper, to taste
- Cover a 3 pound piece of fat ham with cold water; simmer for 3 hours, adding more water if necessary to keep at least a quart of broth at all times.
- Add green beans and quartered potatoes; cook for 30 minutes longer.
- Slice ham and serve hot with vegetables and broth.