1 pound lentils, washed well, stones removed
6 cups water
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1 onion, grated
1 carrots, grated
2 orange slices, peel and flesh
1 bay leaf
Salt and pepper, to taste
In a deep pot, add lentils and 6 cups water. Bring to a boil and continue boiling for 15 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients and continue cooking on a low boil for 30 minutes or until lentils are soft. Add more water if needed.