1 Lb 16-bean mixture 1.5 Lb Ham Shank
2 Qt water 3/4 Tsp salt
1 Large Onion, Peeled 30 Ounce Diced Tomatoes
1 Clove Garlic, minced
In your slow cooker, put the beans, water, whole onion, garlic and ham and cook that for about four hours on low. After 4 hours, remove the onion and add the salt and tomatoes and cook for 4 more hours. Serve as is or, if the ham is lean, remove it from the bone and add it to the soup.