Mama’s lentil soup

2 large or 4 small onions
3-4 carrots
3-4 celery stacks
1 bag of lentils
bay leaf

  • Simmer onions until brown.
  • Sauté carrots and celery.
  • Add lentils and three times as much water.
  • Add bay leaf and thyme.
  • Cook slowly on low heat until lentils are soft (about 1 hour).
  • Add curry near end of cooking process.
  • Remove bay leaf before serving.