Cooked To Death Green Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 quarts home-canned green beans or store-bought canned Blue Lake variety green beans, with their liquid

1/2 pound cured ham hock


  1. Put the beans, their liquid and the ham in a large, heavy saucepan. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until the majority of the liquid has cooked down, about 30 minutes.

Cook’s Note

Salt pork or Goya brand ham-flavored seasoning may be substituted for the ham hock.