Pinto Beans With Sausage and Ham

Recipe by GrandmaG
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READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot add pinto beans, and fill with water.
  • Add salt, pepper and baking soda. Over medium high heat bring to a rapid boil.
  • In a medium fry pan, crumble the bulk sausage and brown. Remove the sausage with a slotted spoon and add to the beans.
  • In the same fry pan with the sausage grease add chopped onions, chopped bell peppers, and both fresh and canned mushrooms.
  • Saute the vegetable mixture over medium heat until the onions are clear and the fresh mushrooms have cooked, about 15 minutes.
  • Add the vegetable mixture, grease and all to the beans.
  • Add cubed ham.
  • Add mashed roasted garlic, creole seasoning and the oregano.
  • Bring to a rapid boil, then reduce heat to low and cook for 3 to 4 hours adding water a cup at a time as needed it will form a thick broth. Beans are done when you can mash one easily with no resistance.
  • You can also add all ingredients to a crock pot and cook on low for 12 hours 6 hours on high.
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