In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil, add the ham and cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown.
Add the sauce, seasoning, tomato sauce and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the beans, water, squash, and recao leaf and season to taste.
Cover and cook at medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes until thick.
Orejita: Prepare this stew with your favorite white, pink, colored, black beans and even chickpeas. To cook the chickpeas you can add chorizo or longanizas.