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