Recipe – Tasty Lentils

1 ½ cups lentils           ½ tsp. basil
3 cups water 1 bay leaf
2 tsp. onion powder 2 cups stewed or canned tomatoes (add last)
1 ½ tsp. salt
Bring all to boil except tomatoes. Simmer till lentils are tender. When done add tomatoes. Serve as is or over rice.