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Cherokee Bean Balls

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups brown beans
4 cups cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda

Method

  1. Boil beans in unsalted water until tender.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix well the cornmeal, flour and baking soda.
  3. Add boiled beans and some of the bean water to the cornmeal mixture to form a stiff dough.
  4. Roll into balls and drop into pot of boiling hot water. Let cook for 30 minutes at slow boil.

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