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Pigs Feet and Beans

Recipe Information

  • 2 cups (475 ml) pinto beans
  • 2 fresh pigs feet, cut in half
  • 1 med. onion, chopped
  • 1 med. smoked ham hock
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cilantro
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • water
  • hot cooked rice
  • In large 4 quarts (3775 ml) pot add ham hock and pigs feet and cover with water.
  • Bring to boil on high heat for 1/2 hour.
  • Rinse beans and add to pot.
  • Cover with water and cook on med high heat for 1 hour,add water as needed (do not burn).
  • Add salt, pepper, garlic and tomato; turn heat to low and simmer until beans are tender(about 3 hours).
  • Check to make sure there is always water to cover (remove cover and check every 20 minutes; stir).
  • Add cilantro during last 15 minutes of cooking time.
  • Serve over hot rice.
Got this from my grandmother many years ago.Everybody that has eaten this loves it.