Italian Butter Beans
An easy soup to warm up every hungry tummy.
2 boxes Jack's Quality Butter Beans
5 bacon slices, diced
1 small onion, minced
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cracked pepper
Cook bacon and onion in a large dutch oven over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes.
Add brown sugar, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
Stir in butter beans and butter until butter is melted and beans are thoroughly coated.
Stir in 12 cups water.
Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 2 hours or until beans are very tender and liquid is thickened and just below top of beans.
Stir in salt and pepper.