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Ham Black Beans with Green Peppers


Ham Black Beans with Green Peppers recipe













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 pound black beans
½ gallon water
1 onions
3 green bell peppers
1 clove garlic
½ cup olive oil
¼ ham
bone, fresh, not smoked
3 bay leaves
1 tablespoon salt
1 ounce bacon
½ cup vinegar


Wash beans thoroughly and soak overnight in water.

Use this water for cooking.

Sauté onion, green pepper and garlic in olive oil.

Combine all ingredients except the vinegar which is added a few minutes before beans are ready to serve.

Cook over low heat until beans are tender and the liquid is of thick consistency.

Liquid can be thickened by taking out a few beans (¼ to ½ c) and process in blender or food processor; then return to pot and stir to thoroughly mix.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 150g (5.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23060% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 24%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 956mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 3% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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