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Delicious Ham Hocks & Butter Beans
"The overlooked ham hock is the star of this dish. If you like smoked ham, this recipe is for you. Creamy beans, a savory sauce and fresh herbs make this dish a winner. This is the perfect recipe for you. Poaching is involves cooking food in liquid with a temperature ranging from 140F to 180F. Poaching liquid can have a wide range of ingredients from just water to wine and aromatics. For perfect poached meat, the meat should be fully submerged in the poaching liquid and the temperature should be low."
NotesYou can add herbs such as thyme and rosemary to the poaching liquid to create wonderful aromas. You can also add some tarragon and mustard to the sauce to give it a French flavor.
Preparation Time5 min
Cooking Time40 min
Cooking MethodPressure Cooker
- 1 ounce large onion
- 3 ounces tomato
- 3 cans butter beans
- 3 pounds ham hocks
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
- Salt and pepper to taste
Dice the onions and tomatoes
Layer half of the onions, then beans, then ham hocks in the pressure cooker.
Cook on high pressure for 40 mins.
Season with salt and pepper
Sprinkle with diced tomato, parsley, and onion. Serve.