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Praise The Lard Pork And Beans

Recipes by Chef Steph

Chef Steph

Praise The Lard Pork And Beans

This perfect potluck recipe bursting with savory flavors will be the star of the show!

ingredients

Praise The Lard Pork And Beans
  • 2 pounds - pork butt boneless
  • 2 pounds - ham
  • - oil for the bottom of the pot
  • 3 large - onions, diced
  • 8 - strips bacon, chopped
  • 4 - stalks celery, diced
  • 3 - garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup - tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons - fresh thyme
  • 1 cup - Cody Road Rye Whiskey
  • 1 large - can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 1/2 pounds - cannellini beans soaked overnight and drained
  • 1/2 cup - honey
  • 2 cups - cider
  • 4 - slices bacon, browned and diced
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 2 cups - dried bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons - chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup - butter, melted
Prep time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4  hours
Serves
4 to 6

Directions

  1. Season the pork with salt and pepper and brown it on all sides in a cast iron pot.
  2. Remove the pork butt and brown the ham.
  3. Add the onion and celery, then the herbs and spices.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes and the drained and rinsed beans. Nestle the pork back into the pot and add the cider and honey.
  5. Cover and bake for about 4 hours until the pork is falling apart tender.
  6. In the last 30 minutes add the Rye whiskey and bacon.
  7. Just before serving brown the crumbs in the butter with the parsley and top the pot with them.

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