� lbs black beans

1 large onion, chopped

3 green peppers, chopped

1 clove of garlic, minced

� C olive oil

1 T salt

1 oz. whole bacon

� lb hambone

3 bay leaves

� C vinegar

Soak beans in 1-1/2 quarts water overnight. Fry onion, green peppers and garlic in olive oil until tender. Add onion mixture, salt, bacon, hambone and bay leaves to beans. Cook over low heat until beans are tender and liquid is thickened. Add vinegar; heat through.

Yield: 4 servings

Cookbook: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking

Author: Editors of Favorite Recipes Press

Typed By: Susan

Contributed by: Edit

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