Ham Lentil Soup

Rinse and drain lentils. Place in soup pot with stock, bay leaf, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, nutmeg, chili sauce, caraway seed. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in pepper, carrots, onion, celery, parsley, and ham. Cook 15 minutes more. Serve hot, garnished with croutons.

adapted from Claire McLaughlin, allrecipes.com