Red Lentil and Kale Soup

1 cup dry red lentils
1/2 onion chopped
1-2 cloves garlic minced
1 tsp rosemary
1 tsp thyme
2-3 bay leaves
salt and pepper to taste
some red pepper flakes
a little lemon juice (optional)
some cherry tomatoes split in two (optional)

Bring 4-6 cups water to boil. Add the onion, garlic, red lentils, bay leaves, rosemary, thyme, pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Cook on medium flame for 20-30 minutes. Add chopped kale and tomatoes and lemon juice and cook for another 10-15 minutes. Makes 3-4 servings. Serve hot!

I modified this recipe quite a lot. You can check out the original one this is based on here