---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: WESTERN BEANS
  Categories: Beans
       Yield: 10 servings
  
       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)
  
   Lightly fry bacon in a heavy 3-qt. saucepan.  Add onion; cook until
   transparent.  Stir in remaining ingredients.  Cook over medium heat for 45
   minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring once or twice. Remove bay
   leaf before serving.
  
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