Moosewood Lentil Soup
3 cups lentils, any type
1 teaspoon salt
black pepper to taste
medium-sized ripe tomatoes, chopped
tablespoon dry red wine (optional)
Minced scallions for the top (optional)
Place lentils and water in a soup pot or Dutch oven.
Add more water as needed, until the soup is your favorite consistency.
Add garlic, salt, pepper, and herbs of your choice, and sauté about 5 minutes longer. Transfer to lentils.
Scallions or parsley on top, if desired.