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Baked Pea Beans















Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


2 pounds navy beans
1 each onions
studded with
2 each cloves
1 each bay leaves
1 tablespoon salt
1 pound salt pork
1 pound smoked ham
3 each onions
3 each garlic cloves
2 teaspoons dry mustard
¼ cup rum


Rinse, and soak beans overnight.

Drain and add fresh water to come 3 inches above the beans.

Add the onion stuck with cloves, bay leaf, and salt, and bring to a boil.

Boil rapidly for 5 minutes.

Skim the top, reduce the heat and simmer until the beans are tender but not mushy.

Meanwhile, put the salt pork in water and bring to a boil.

Lower the heat and simmer for 25 minutes.

Remove the pork from the water and cut it first into slices, then into small pieces.

Cut the ham into strips.

Peel and chop the onions and garlic cloves.

Blend the mustard with a little bean liquid.

Taste the beans for seasoning.

Place a layer of the beans in the bottom of a large baking dish .

Add a layer of salt pork, ham, onion, and garlic.

Repeat the layers ending with beans on top.

Pour the mustard water over the mixture, and add enough bean liquid to come to the top of the baking dish.

Bake in preheated 350℉ (180℃) F oven for 90 minutes.

Keep the beans moist while baking; add more bean liquid or water.

After 90 minutes, remove and pour the rum over the beans.

Return to oven and bake another 45 minutes, or until nicely browned and bubbly.

Serve warm, cold or re-heated.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 288g (10.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 65266% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g 74%
Saturated Fat 17g 86%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 2702mg 113%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars g
Protein 45g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 8% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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