Ingredients:

  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 potatoes
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 2 bay leaves
  • herbs of your choice (I use parsley and marjoram)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • tomato puree to taste
  • 1 litre veg stock
  • 1/2 medium size bag of red lentils (250 grams)

Directions:

Chop veg into small pieces and add a small amount of olive oil.

Add herbs and spices, tomatoes, stock and lentils.

Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour skimming the foam from the surface.

Add more liquid if necessary.

This is even nicer the next day with fresh granary bread My 1 year old daughter adores it!

Serves: 4-6

Preparation time: 1 hour and