Yield: 50 servings
Note: Wash beans thoroughly, removing any gravel, and soak beans in plain water for 4 to 5 hours before cooking.
- 50 pounds pinto beans
- 8 pounds white onions, coarsely chopped
- ¼ cup garlic, minced
- ½ cup salt
- 2 pounds salt pork or ham, cut into 1-inch cubes
Combine ingredients and bring to a slow boil. Allow to boil for approximately 30 minutes and then reduce to a simmer. Beans should be tender after 3 hours, but time varies with each crop.