Western Beans

Recipe: Western Beans

Ingredients

  • 4 Bacon strips; diced
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 1/3 c Lentils; dry
  • 1 1/3 c Water
  • 2 tb Ketchup
  • 1 ts Garlic powder
  • 3/4 ts Chili powder
  • 1 ts Cumin, ground
  • 1/4 ts Red pepper flakes, dried
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 cn Tomatoes, whole (16 oz) -with liquid, chopped
  • 1 cn Pinto beans; drained (15 oz)
  • 1 cn Kidney beans; drained (16oz)

Instructions

  1. Lightly fry bacon in a heavy 3-qt. saucepan.
  2. Add onion; cook until transparent.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 45 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring once or twice.
  5. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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