1 C dry lentils
5 C water
4 each beef and chicken bouillon
2 C grated carrots
1 chopped onion
1/2 C chopped celery
dash of garlic powder
Place in a crock pot and cook until tender approximately 3 hours on high.
Add diced cooked ham for the last 20 min. or add chopped, cooked bacon in at the end (both optional).
When ready to serve put 1/4 cube butter in soup.
This soup is good served with warm cornbread.