This is a slow cooker dish that gets a thumbs up from me and the whole family. It's a looker (a rarity with slow cooker dishes I must admit) and tastes even better. It can handle being left to cook on LOW for 6-10 hours so there's plenty of scope for it to work perfectly with your schedule.
Tweaked from a recipe by Dianne Page (no relation)
Keywords: soup, cosy, slow cooker
Find it online: https://marmaladeandme.com/red-lentil-bacon-slowcooker-soup/