Sheila’s Quick Lentil Soup for 20

Chop 6 medium onions plus a couple of chopped garlic cloves fry in oil.
Optional additions: couple of chopped carrots and/or celery and/or chopped spud
Add 2 mugs red lentils (or 500g if you have one packet)
Add water and Bouillon if you have it (2 tsp/pint)
Boil & Eat.
Optional additions for an exotic/extra angle: Dried apricot and 2 tsp gr. Cumin.