Black Beans with Ham Hocks

Ingredients
1 bell pepper
1 onion
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. cumin or to taste
1 tsp. pepper (black)
Salt to taste
2 ham hocks
1 bay leaf
Hot sauce to taste
2 tbsp. butter
1 lb. black beans
Preparation:
Let beans soak overnight.
Chop bell pepper, onion and garlic.
Fry lightly with ham hocks, bay leaf
and butter until it looks yummy.
Drain bacon and wash.
Combine pan mixture with beans in same juice.
Add hot sauce to taste.
Cook on low 4-5 hours or until mushy.
Serve over rice with green onions.