French Lentil Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups French lentils
  • 6 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (15oz)
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper, to taste