Lentils Du Puy and Bacon Salad

Recipe by DeeCooks
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook 6 slices bacon in heavy large saucepan over medium heat until brown and crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels, crumble. Drain off all but about three tablespoons of bacon fat.Add onion to drippings; sauté until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add 6 cups water, lentils, remaining 2 slices of bacon, and thyme to the bacon fat and onion. Bring to boil, then cover and reduce to a simmer. After about 20 minutes, add carrots and continue to cook until lentils are tender, about 10 more minutes.
  • Drain lentils, let cool.
  • Whisk oil, red wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard in bowl to blend.
  • Add lentils, red onion, celery, bacon, and parsley. Toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.
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