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FAKES SOUPA (LENTIL SOUP)

Ingredients
  

  • 300 grams Lentil boiled
  • 1 Carrot chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Potato chopped
  • 2 whole Garlic cloves
  • 150 grams Bacon cut into small pieces
  • 3 Daphne Leaves/Bay Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of Tomato Paste
  • 2 Fresh tomatoes grated
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil

Instructions
 

  • Boil Lentil for at least 15 minutes and drain.
  • In a large soup pan, add about 4 tablespoons of Olive Oil and sauté the Bacon.
  • Add in Onion, Carrot, Potato, Bell Pepper, Garlic, and stir.
  • Toss in the lentil and continue to stir, so that all is nicely combined.
  • Add water, grated tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, 1/2 cup Olive Oil and Bay leaves, bring to a boil and let it simmer on low heat for about 1 hour.