My Nephew Eric serves this dish at his annual Oktoberfest and it is really good.
2 c. of Lentils
1 tbls, Olive Oil
1 Onion (finely chopped)
1 Leek (finely chopped)
1 Carrot (finely diced)
2 Celery Ribs (chopped)
4 oz. Lean Bacon (cut into pieces)
1 Smoked Sausage
2 Bay Leaves
6 1⁄4 c. Water
2 tbls. Fresh Parsley (chopped, plus extra to garnish)
8 oz. Frankfurters (sliced)
Salt & freshly Ground Black Pepper
Rinse lentils thoroughly under cold running water. Heat oil in a large pot & gently fry onion for 5 mins. or until soft. Add the leeks, carrots, celery, bay leaves, lentils & water to the pan. Slowly bring to a boil, then add the bacon and smoked sausage. Simmer on low until ready to serve.