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Mexican Cowboy Beans

3 cans pinto beans  (drained and rinsed)

1 can petite diced tomatoes

1 good sized smoked ham shank

1 medium sized chopped onion

2 minced deseeded jalapeño peppers

2 cloves minced garlic

2 bay leaves

2 tbs apple cider vinegar

2 tbs Worcestershire sauce

2 tbs brown sugar salt and pepper

In heavy dutch oven place the ham shank one can of beans and the rest of the ingredients. Cook over low heat two or three hours until the ham shank is tender. Remove the ham shank and clean off all the good meat and return it to the pot along with the rest of the beans. Cook another 30 minutes or so and adjust the seasoning.