Country Style Beans

  • 1 lbs - 2 cups) dry Navy Beans, soaked
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 strips bacon
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3 peeled tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped image placeholder

Drain beans, cover with water and salt; simmer with pepper, garlic, and bay leaf for approximately 2 hours or until tender.

Fry bacon until crisp; remove from pan and crumble.

Sauté onions in bacon drippings until golden; add pepper and tomatoes and cook 5 minutes more. Stir in oregano and parsley.

Drain beans reserving liquid. Mix beans thoroughly with all other ingredients. Place in 2-quart casserole, adding bean liquid to cover.

Bake at 350° F for about 1 hour, adding liquid if needed.

Makes 8 to 10
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member