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Stewed Green Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 4 hr 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 pounds fresh green beans, stems removed and halved

1 pound smoked ham hocks (about 2 whole), or 1 smoked turkey leg

4 cups chicken stock

2 red bell peppers, sliced

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Special equipment:
Special equipment: slow cooker
  1. In a slow cooker, combine the green beans, ham hocks, stock and bell peppers. Cook on high, 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Once the beans are super tender and the ham hocks are falling apart, you are ready to go. Pull the ham hocks out and set aside to cool. Once you can handle them, shred every ounce of meat you can find, and then toss the meat with the beans and peppers. Season and serve!