Place ham hock and salt in large Dutch oven or saucepot. Add enough water
to cover. Cook ham, covered, over moderately high heat until water comes to
a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for 30 minutes.
Add beans, onion and pepper to ham and cook, covered, for approximately
3 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
Remove meat from the ham bone and serve a little of the meat with each serving.