Texas Ranger Nine Bean Soup
2 to 3 cups Texas Ranger Nine Bean Soup Mix
1 pound ham, diced
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 (10 ounce) can Ro*tel tomatoes and green chiles
1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes and liquid, broken up
Salt and pepper, to taste
Wash and sort beans. Place in a Dutch oven and cover with water 2 inches above beans. Let soak overnight.
Drain beans. Cover with water, and add the other ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 2 hours until the beans are done. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. Add a little bit of water to prevent the sticking. Adjust seasonings.