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Great Northern Beans With Tomatoes

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 2 hrs, 10 mins
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried Great Northern beans
  • 7 cups water
  • 1/4 pound salt pork
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 tablespoon molasses

How to Make It

  1. Rinse and sort beans. Bring beans, 7 cups water, and salt pork to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 2 hours or until beans are tender, adding more water as needed to keep beans moist. Remove salt pork, and stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer, covered, 10 more minutes.