A traditional Southern dish, white beans are cooked with a leftover hambone. This will make enough beans to feed you all week. Serve with homemade cornbread and a green salad for a complete meal!
Cuisine: american, southern
2cupsdried beansabout 1/2 pound
fresh thyme sprigs
salt and pepper
First, soak the beans for at least 8 hours or overnight in water. Alternatively, place beans in a dutch oven, cover with water and bring to boil. Boil for a few minutes then remove from heat and place lid on top. Let sit for 2 hours.
Next, place beans in a large dutch oven along with the rest of the ingredients and cover with water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer. Cook for at least 2 hours.