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    Ham Hock Stock

    Ham Hock Stock. Photo by xtine

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    3 hrs 5 mins

    5 mins

    3 hrs

    xtine's Note:

    I use this stock to make collards, black eyed peas, green beans, and any other dish which you would like to have a nice, rich smoky flavor. It will freeze well for up to 4 months - I freeze it in 2 cup amounts so I can easily add it to recipes.

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    1. 1
      Place the ham hocks in a large stock pot, and add the remaining ingredients.
    2. 2
      Add water to cover the hocks by at least 2 inches.
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil over high heat, stir and reduce heat to medium low.
    4. 4
      Simmer, uncovered, over medium low heat for about three hours. You want the amount of liquid in the stock pot to reduce by half.
    5. 5
      Strain the stock through a fine sieve into a large bowl. Cool, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
    6. 6
      In the morning, the fat will have solidified on top of the stock. Remove the fat from the top of the stock.
    7. 7
      If desired, portion the stock out into 2 cup amounts and place into freezer bags.
    8. 8
      Stock can be kept in the fridge for 3 days or in the freezer for 4 months.

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    Nutritional Facts for Ham Hock Stock

    Serving Size: 1 (1268 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 33.1
    Calories from Fat 1
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 38.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 3.4 g
    Protein 0.9 g

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