French Lentil Soup

Serves 4 plus

1 can lentils with juice

1/3 cup yellow onion-diced

1/2 cup carrots – diced

1/3 cup celery- diced

1/3 cup zucchini-diced

3 garlic cloves- minced

2 bay leaves

1 1/2 tsp dried thyme

1/2 tsp dried marjoram

1/2 tsp paprika

1 tsp sherry

1/2 tsp red wine vinegar

1 cup veggie stock

1 cup crushed tomatoes

Salt to taste

Sautée onion and garlic then add veggies until slightly soft. Add rest and bring to a boil. Then cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Easy, flavorful.