1/3 C. lentils
1 1/3 C. water
4 bacon strips, fried and diced
1 onion, chopped
2 T. catsup
1 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. dried red pepper flakes
1 bay leaf
1 (14 oz.) can whole tomatoes with liquid, chopped
1 (16 oz.) can pinto beans with liquid
1 (16 oz.) can red kidney beans with liquid
Boil lentils in water for 20 to 30 minutes. Drain. Fry bacon
strips. In bacon grease, cook onions until transparent.
Combine lentils, bacon, onion, catsup, garlic powder, chili
powder, cumin, pepper flakes, bay leaf, tomatoes and
beans in crockpot. Cook on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.
Remove bay leaf. Serve.
Serves 8 to 10.