2 cups (475 ml) pinto beans
2 fresh pigs feet cut in half
1 med. onion(chopped)
1 med. smoked ham hock
1/4 cup (60 ml) tomato sauce
2 tlb garlic powder
1/2 cup (125 ml) cilantro
salt and pepper to taste
In large pot(4 qt.) add ham hock and pigs feet and cover with water.
Bring to boil on high heat for 1/2 hour.
Rinse beans and add to pot.
Cover with water and cook on med high heat for 1 hour,add water as needed(do not burn).
Add the salt,pepper,garlic and tomato and turn heat to low and simmer until beans are tender(about 3 hrs).
Check to make sure there is always water to cover (remove cover and check every 20 min.stir).
Add cilantro during last 15 mins. cooking time.
Serve over hot rice.