Lentil soup

Tags: soup, hearty
Created: 2017/04/13
. Serves 4. 10 steps
1 tablespoon olive oil   heat
195g rindless bacon chopped coarsely   cook, stirring, until onion softens
1 brown onion chopped finely
1 carrot chopped finely
1 stalk celery trimmed, chopped finely
200g brown lentils   bring to boil, reduce heat, cover, simmer 30 minutes
410g canned crushed tomatoes
1 litre chicken stock
1 bay leaf
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley coarsely chopped   serve, sprinkled with parsley