- bay leaves.
- Remove ham hock; allow to cool. Remove meat from bones; discard bone.
- Cut meat into bite-size pieces and return to broth. Heat through.
- Serve with rice. Yield: 8 servings.
Smoked or cured ham hocks are usually available in your grocer's meat department. If you can't find them, ask your butcher for some leftover ham bones.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 309 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 346 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 25 g protein.