Monterey Beans And Rice

 1/2 C. med. onion sliced or equivalent reconstituted minced
1/2 C. diced green pepper or equivalent reconstituted dried
2 C. cooked kidney beans
2 TB tomato powder or 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
1/4 C. beef bouillon or beef base
1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt or to taste
1 C. shredded cheddar cheese or 1/4 C. cheese powder
1/4 C. TVP bacon or equivalent turkey bacon, crumbled
dash pepper

Cook slowly, stirring constantly until all ingredients are blended and heated
through except cheese and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Add cheese over low heat
and stir until mixture is smooth, about 5 minutes. Serve over hot, cooked
rice, if desired.