Ham Hock and Red Beans Recipe

Ham Hock and Red Beans Recipe

How To Make Ham Hock and Red Beans Recipe

Smokey ham hock and creamy red beans make a hearty, filling dish perfect for a cozy night in.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 10 minutes



  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot, sauté onion and garlic until soft.

  2. Add in ham hock, beans, chicken broth, thyme, and bay leaf.

  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours or until beans are tender.

  4. Remove ham hock and shred meat off the bone, discarding fat and bones.

  5. Return shredded meat to the pot and season with salt and black pepper.


  • Calories : 540kcal
  • Total Fat : 21g
  • Saturated Fat : 7g
  • Cholesterol : 70mg
  • Sodium : 750mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 45g
  • Dietary Fiber : 11g
  • Sugar : 3g
  • Protein : 41g
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