Mom's Month-end Ham & Beans

A childhood favorite that made me look forward to the end-of-month when the food budget was running low.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 ham bone or chopped ham
  • 2 cup(s) dried beans (pinto or kidney)
  • 6 tablespoon(s) brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoon(s) dark molasses
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 3 tablespoon(s) mustard
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoon(s) catsup


  1. Soak beans overnight. Drain water.

  2. Place ham in 6-8 qt pan. Combine beans with rest of ingredients and add to pan. Add water to cover beans. Cover and cook approx. 2 hours. Taste and season as desired.

  3. NOTE: Canned beans can be substituted using 2.5 cups for each 1 cup of dried beans
February 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ebelle and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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