Smack Ya Mama Crock Pot Baked Beans
1 pound small white beans such as Navy or Great Northern, soaked overnight or “speed soaked”
1 ham hock, meat removed and reserved (cut meat into bite sized pieces)
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, smashed and chopped
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
1 teaspoon Ancho chile powder
1 Tablespoon Cumin
6 cups water
1 Tablespoon Slap Ya Mama Hot Cajun Seasoning
Speed soaking = Bring beans and water to a boil. Turn off heat and soak one hour. Beans are now ready to use.
Place (drained) beans, ham hock bone, onion, garlic, brown sugar, molasses, ancho chile powder, and cumin into crock pot with 6 cups water. Stir to combine ingredients. Cover crock pot and cook on high heat 3 hours. Add reserved meat and SYM seasoning salt. Cook another 3 hours, or until beans are tender. Stir occasionally throughout cooking time.