500 g 1 lb 2 0z dried red lentils.
100 g 4 oz smoked bacon medallions chopped.
1 vegetable stock cube.
1. Pork stock cube.
1/2 tsp garlic powder.
1 tsp dried herbs.
3/4 pint water.
Peas, sweetcorn, mushrooms, peppers (optional)
2. Rinse pan. Place 3/4 pint water in pan with stock cubes and bacon Medalions, garlic powder and dried herbs. bring to boil stirring all the time until stock cubes have dissolved.
3. Add lentils stir, turn heat down and simmer for half an hour stirring occasionally.
Serve and enjoy.
Peas, sweetcorn and diced peppers, mushrooms, cooked cubed potatoes and pasta go beautifully in this soup.