1/4 lb ham or 1/4 lb
prosciutto, cut in pieces
dried white bean
( pressed or finely chopped)
- Place the beans in large pot of cold water; bring to a boil; drain; cover with 1 quart of water.
- Add all the remaining ingredients except salt and cook, covered, over low heat at least 45 minutes, or until beans are tender. Add salt and cook slowly another 10 minutes.
- Serve with sardines, if desired.