Chuck Wagon Beans


1 lb. beans, any variety, dry
1 ham hock or shank
1 lg. onion, chopped
6 c. of water
1 tsp. salt


7 oz green chili salsa (up to 10 oz.) or canned tomato sauce, or stewed tomatoes
Rinse the beans and remove any foreign matter. Mix all ingredients in the crock pot. Cover, set temperature at low, and forget for at least 10 hours. If you have only half a day, cook the mixture 5 or more hours on high.