The Help's Portuguese Bean Soup

1 lb kidney beans, soaked overnight and drained

3 ham hocks

1 ring Portuguese sausage, chopped

2 round onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 small bunch parsley, chopped

1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce

2 1/2 quarts warm water

salt & pepper to taste

Bring all ingredients to a boil and simmer for 3 hours.