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Pressure Cooked Butter Beans with Onions

Carlton Haynes is the innovative, professional chef by trade who loves to cook.

Pressure Cooked Butter Beans with Onions

I use a ham hock in this recipe as a seasoning because it gives the beans great flavors, You can buy ham hocks at your local butcher's shop or super market, they are reasonable and will add so much flavor to your dish.

I use a ham hock in this recipe as a seasoning because it gives the beans great flavors, You can buy ham hocks at your local butcher's shop or super market, they are reasonable and will add so much flavor to your dish.

Pressure Cooked Butter Beans with Onions

Many people don't use pressure cookers as much as they should but for certain things, they are really perfect like making a nice pot of Butter Beans and believe me they are perfect for this type of protein, Because the pressure cooking the beans translates into less vitamin and mineral loss, Making this dish really healthy.

Using The Pressure Cooker

.Pre-paring your meal in a pressure cooker makes your entree ready in about half of the time it takes to prepare foods on your stovetop or in the oven. The pressure cooker makes an airtight seal that builds up steam making you able to cook your food much faster. With any pressure cooker you're going to use I suggest you read the owner's manual so you will understand how to completely use it, All brand is different and they do take some getting used to.

I use a ham hock in this recipe as a seasoning because it gives the beans great flavors, You can buy ham hocks at your local butcher's shop or super market, they are reasonable and will add so much flavor to your dish.

Ingredients1 1/2 lb. dried butter beans, rinsed

1 small ham hock

2 medium onions - Chopped

1 teaspoon of minced garlic

1 tablespoon of. extra-virgin olive oil

1 half stick of butter

2 tablespoons of. sea salt

1 teaspoon of course cracked pepper

1 sprig rosemary

2 1/2 quarts of ham stock ( you can also use chicken stock )

1 large pressure cooker ( electric or stove top )

Methods

To begin rinse the beans off then place your ham hock, beans, garlic, onions, butter oil, sea salt, pepper and rosemary (if using) in Instant Pot. Cover with 2 1/2 quarts of ham stock stir then, Seal the lid and cook at high pressure for 30 minutes.

At the end of the 30-minute cooking time release pressure from the pressure cooker manually. When you remove the lid be careful then remove the rosemary sprig and the ham hock and stir and taste, if needed season to taste If some beans are not fully cooked replace the lid and put the pressure cooker on the keep warm function so they can continue to cook

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when ready serve and enjoy. You may also remove the meat off the ham hock and add it to the butter beans

Pressure Cooker

.Pre-paring your meal in a pressure cooker makes your entree ready in about half of the time it takes to prepare foods on your stovetop or in the oven.  The pressure cooker makes an airtight seal that builds up steam making you able to cook your food

.Pre-paring your meal in a pressure cooker makes your entree ready in about half of the time it takes to prepare foods on your stovetop or in the oven. The pressure cooker makes an airtight seal that builds up steam making you able to cook your food

Left-Over Butter Beans for a Butter Bean Spread

The softness of Butter beans gave me a great idea that after you enjoyed them you could use the left-over butter beans to make a nice creamy spread or dip that I am sure your going to love.

The softness of Butter beans gave me a great idea that after you enjoyed them you could use the left-over butter beans to make a nice creamy spread or dip that I am sure your going to love.

Left-Over Butter Beans for a Butter Bean Spread

The softness of Butter beans gave me a great idea that after you enjoyed them you could use the left-over butter beans to make a nice creamy spread or dip what you decide to call is really up to you but to me it's a spread. its gives me the thought of hummus r a great tasting pate but whatever you think of it I wanted it to be favorable and delicious for all to enjoy so come on and follow this recipe and i will tell you will thank me later, Enjoy.


Smooth and Creamy Butter Bean Spread

Ingredients


1-pound cooked butter beans


1 fresh garlic clove, crushed


1 1/2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice


1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil


1 teaspoon of Texas Pete hot sauce


1 tablespoon of dried basil - chopped fine


1 tablespoon of dried tarragon - chopped fine


1 tablespoon of chopped green olives


A pinch of sea salt


A pinch of cracked black pepper

Methods

1 To begin place the butter beans, the fresh garlic, lemon juice and oil into a food processor and then process the butter beans in a creamy smooth paste but not too thick, But if it is a little thickness to it try adding a little chicken stock to smooth it out so it can be a good spread.

2 When you get the consistency you want add you Texas Pete hot sauce and all your dry herbs along with the green olives then season with the sea salt and cracked black pepper, pulse the processor to blend in those ingredients taste then adjust if you need too or remove from the food processor into a serving dish, Serve and enjoy.

This creamy Smooth Butter Bean can be served with crackers, pita bread or any type of chips.



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