-- Prepare ham and beans - 10 minutes
-- Preheat oven
-- Prepare biscuits; serve - 30 minutes
Ham and Beans With Sausage
1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped
3 smoked sausage links (7 oz)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 (8-oz) package cooked ham chunks
1 (32-oz) box reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cans pinto beans (15-16 oz), drained
1 can great Northern beans (15-16 oz), drained
1 bay leaf
-- Chop onion.
-- Cut sausage into bite-size pieces.
1. Preheat stock pot on medium 2-3 minutes. Place butter, sausage, ham, and onions in pan; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until onions have softened.
2. Stir in broth, both beans, and bay leaf; simmer 25-30 minutes or until mixture reduces by about one-half. Remove bay leaf and serve.
1 (7.75-oz) package cheese-garlic biscuit mix
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 (4-oz) jar diced pimientos, drained
1/2 cup water
-- Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat baking sheet with spray.
1. Combine remaining ingredients. Drop into 6 biscuits (by 1/4 cupfuls) onto baking sheet.
2. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden. Let stand 5 minutes to cool. Serve.
-- Complete your meal with a fresh salad blend, corn on the cob, and apple pie for dessert.
-- For a more robust smoky flavor, try adding ham hocks during step 2.