In a large pot put the lentil beans, chorizo sausage, green pepper, tomato, onion, garlic cloves, and 2 bay leaves.
Cover with water 2 inches above the beans, sausage and vegetables.
Mix in the Olive Oil and Smoked Paprika.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 -40 minutes until the lentils are tender.
Once the lentils are tender, add the white rice and simmer for an additional 20 minutes until the rice is tender.