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Poached Eggs Over Warm Lentil Salad with Bacon

Poached Eggs Over Warm Lentil Salad with Bacon
If you've ever had aspirations to be a gourmet chef, start here! This wonderful salad - Poached Eggs Over Warm Lentils with Bacon - is guaranteed to impress your friends and tantalize your taste buds. Modified from a recipe found on Dinner with Julie (www.dinnerwithjulie.com).
Poached Eggs Over Warm Lentil Salad with Bacon
If you've ever had aspirations to be a gourmet chef, start here! This wonderful salad - Poached Eggs Over Warm Lentils with Bacon - is guaranteed to impress your friends and tantalize your taste buds. Modified from a recipe found on Dinner with Julie (www.dinnerwithjulie.com).
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Prep Time 45Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
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Servings 8Servings
Prep Time 45Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
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  1. Add lentils to boiling water. Return to a boil, reduce heat and cover. Simmer about 20 minutes until lentils are tender.
  2. While lentils are simmering, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove and drain, reserving fat in a sauté pan. Add leek and carrot, cook until tender. Add vinegar and cook until liquid is evaporated. Remove from heat, add half the cooked bacon. Salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a bowl, cover, keep warm.
  3. Drain lentils, gently stir into the leek and carrot mixture.
  4. Whisk vinegar, oil, and mustard to blend (do not emulsify). Add dressing and chopped onions to the lentil mixture.
  5. Poach eggs.
  6. To serve: Place a portion of lentil salad on a plate, top with spinach, eggs, and remaining bacon. Serve immediately.
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