Spicy Beans Tex-Mex (Crock Pot)

READY IN: 6hrs 35mins
Recipe by daisygrl64

Posting for ZWT. From my crock pot recipe book. This would make a great recipe for pot lucks or camping trips. Enjoy

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Taking other reviewers tips to heart (as well as my own reluctance to make things TOO HOT), I cut back in half the amounts of cumin, chili powder & red pepper flakes, & we thought it was "Spicy-Enough Beans Tex-Mex!" Very nice dish, though, & a recipe I'd like to make again! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the ZINGO portion of ZWT5]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine lentils and water in large saucepan, boil 20 to 30 minutes, drain.
  2. cook bacon in med skittle until crispy, transfer to paper towels to drain, cool then crumble bacon. in same skittle cook onion in bacon drippings until tender.
  3. combine lentils, bacon, onion, beans, tomatoes with juice, ketchup, garlic, chili powder, cumin, pepper flakes and bay leaf in crock pot.
  4. cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.
  5. before serving remove bay leaf.

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