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
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
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