*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Spicy Western Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/3  cup           lentils
    1 1/3  cups          water
    4      slices        bacon -- fried & diced
    1                    onion -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   ketchup
    1      teaspoon      garlic powder
      3/4  teaspoon      chili powder
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cumin
      1/4  teaspoon      dried red pepper flakes
    1                    bay leaf
    1      14 oz can     whole tomatoes with liquid -- chopped
    1      16 oz can     pinto beans -- undrained
    1      16 oz can     red kidney beans -- undrained
 
 Boil 1/3 cup lentils in 1 1/3 cup water for 20 to 30 minutes.  Drain.  Fry baco
 n strips.  In bacon grease, cook onions until transparent.  Combine lentils, ba
 con, onion, ketchup, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, pepper flakes, bay lea
 f, tomatoes, and beans in Crock-Pot.  Cook on High 3 to 4 hours.  Remove bay le
 af.  Serve
 
 Serves 8 to 10
 
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