Spicy Cowboy Beans
Cowboy Beans recipe
hot chili peppers
canned, diced, green
In a large saucepan combine beans and 4 cups water.
Bring to the boil; reduce heat, simmer for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour or skip boiling the water and soak beans overnight; drain and rinse beans.
In the same pan combine beans and 4 cups fresh water.
Bring to the boil; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for about 75 minutes or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally.
Drain beans, reserving liquid.
In a 2-pint casserole, combine beans, ham and onion.
Stir together half a cup of the bean liquid, passata, chilli peppers, brown sugar, chilli powder, salt and mustard.
Stir into bean mixture, bake, covered, in a 160℃/325℉/Gas Mark 3 oven for about an hour.
Uncover and bake for about 45 minutes or more to desired consistency.