Baked Lentils with Bacon

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  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • 1 pound dried lentils
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 cup ketchup


  1. Partially cook bacon and drain. Put into Dutch oven with lentils, salt and 4 cups water. Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender but not mushy.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and pour into a greased 2-quart casserole.
  3. Cover and bake at 250 degrees F for 2 hours, or until most of liquid is absorbed.

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