- Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until meat is tender,
- about 3 hours.
- Add beans and heat through. Discard bay leaf. Garnish with cheddar
- cheese. Yield: 12 servings (4 quarts).
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 264 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 898 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.