Spicy Western Beans

Recipe: Spicy Western Beans

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Combine lentils, ba con, onion, ketchup, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin, pepper flakes, bay lea f, tomatoes, and beans in Crock-Pot.
  3. Cook on High 3 to 4 hours. Remove bay leaf.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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