Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup 120g / 4 1/5oz Dried white beans

  2. 1/4 lb 113g / 4oz Smoked ham hocks

  3. 1/4 lb 113g / 4oz Lean smoked bacon or salt pork - in one thick slice

  4. 7 cups 1659ml Water

  5. 1/2 cup 31g / 1.1oz Onion - sliced (medium)

  6. 1/2 cup 118ml White cabbage head (small)

  7. 3 Turnips A few turnip greens Salt and pepper - to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Pour 7 cups cold water over beans, ham, and bacon in an earthenware pot. Cover and barely simmer for 2 1/2 hours. Add the sliced onion and the cabbage, turnips, and turnip tops, all chopped in fairly large pieces. Mix, but stir as little as possible in order not to bruise the beans. Salt and pepper to taste and simmer 1 1/2 hours more. Serve in large soup bowls with meat cut in bite-size pieces.


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