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Lima Beans

  • 8 cups water

  • 1 pound dry great northern beans, sorted and rinsed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup chopped carrots

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ½ stalk celery, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 2 smoked turkey neck

  • 2 cups chopped ham

  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste


  1. Place water and beans in a large pot; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in salt and remove the pot from heat; cover, and let stand for 1 hour.

  2. Add carrots, onion, celery, garlic, mustard, and bay leaves to the pot with beans; stir well. Add turkey neck and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour.

  3. Remove ham hock and discard. Stir in chopped ham and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with ground white pepper to taste.

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