1 1/2 cups dried great northern beans
2 small onions
12 ounces of canned tomato sauce
3 tsp. cooking oil
1/2 tsp. salt
32 ounces water
Cut meat in to bite sized chunks. Boil meat for 1/2 hour. Cut onions in chunks and brown with meat and bones in a small amount of oil. Add tomato sauce and water and bring to a boil. Separately boil beans for 5 minutes, then rinse under cold water. Add beans and cook over a low a low flame. After about 2 hours add salt to taste to taste. Let simmer 10 minutes more.
(Sarah Abravanel Eskenazi, Dec.)