1 pound soup beans or 15 bean mix, or any combination of dried bean that you have that will equal 1 pound
1 ham bone, with a good amount of meat one the bone
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup diced celery
1 can tomato sauce or diced tomatoes
1/2 cup diced potatoes
2 tsps. minced parsley
Salt and pepper
Step 1: Soak the beans in water overnight and drain.
Step 2: Add more water and cook them slowly with the ham bone for about 2 hours.
Step 3: Mix in the onion, celery, potatoes, tomato sauce, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.
Step 4: Let them simmer until the veggies are soft, then remove the ham bone, trim off any meat and add back into the soup.
Step 5: Slice up the hard-boiled eggs and add before serving.