Northern beans and cornbread is a delicious and very inexpensive meal, that costs about $0.50 a serving. It is great for cold winter evenings as the beans cook in the crock pot all day and warm your kitchen.
Northern Beans and Cornbread (serves 8) )
- 1 pound bag Great Northern Beans ($1.89)
- 1/2 cup diced onion ($0.30)
- salt, pepper to taste ($0.10)
- 1 pork chop or ham hock ($0.52)
Rinse beans, then soak overnight.
Drain the water, then place beans, onion, salt and pepper, and pork chop in the crock pot. Add enough water to cover the beans.
Cook on high for 4 hours, then set crock pot to low and cook for 4 hours.
Serve with cornbread. (I am still looking for the perfect cornbread recipe, so use your own or buy the $0.40 Jiffy mix from the store)
Total cost: $4.31 or $0.54 a serving.
- Beans: $2.81
- Cornbread $1.50