Baby Limas with Ham Hock

You will love these tasty Baby Limas with Ham Hock. Serve this dish with a slice of warm corn bread.

Baby Limas with Ham Hock
 
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (4-ounce) ham hock
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 (32-ounce) carton chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 dried red chiles
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 pound fresh baby lima beans
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ham hock, and cook until browned on all sides. Stir in vinegar, scraping bottom of pot with a wooden spoon. Stir in broth, 2 cups water, brown sugar, chiles, bay leaves, and thyme, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in beans, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper.

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