Red lentil, carrots and ginger soup

supa linte+morcov2

For 4-5 servings:

150 g red lentils
1 onion, chopped
5 carrots, sliced
3 cm ginger, chopped (or 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder)
1 tbsp. tomato paste
1  bay leaf
salt and pepper, to taste

patunjel, finely chopped
olive oil

Wash the lentils thoroughly   and cook them  together with the onion, carrots, ginger and the bay leaf, in 1.5 l water .

When the lentils and vegetables are cooked remove the bay leaf than blend it until smooth.

Add the tomato paste, salt and pepper to taste  and cook for few minutes longer.

Garnish on the plate with parsley, lemon juice and olive oil, to taste.