Favorite lentil soup

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Olive oil
2 larges Onion, chopped
3 Carrots, grated
¾ teaspoon Marjoram
¾ teaspoon Thyme
1 can Tomatoes with juice (28 oz)
7 cups Homemade broth OR
3½ cup Canned broth AND
3½ cup Water
1½ cup Lentils, rinsed and picked over
½ teaspoon Salt
Pepper to taste
¾ cup Dry white wine
½ cup Chopped parsley
4 ounces Cheddar cheese, grated

In a large pot, heat the oil. Saute the onions, carrots, marjoram and thyme about 8 minutes, until the vegetables are soft. Add the tomatoes, breaking them up. Add the broth and lentils.

Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Add the salt, pepper, wine and parsley and simmer a few minutes more.

Ladle into bowls and sprinle with grated cheese.

Submitted By MICHAEL ORCHEKOWSKI On 10-12-94

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