Bacon with Lentils

bacon with lentils

Bacon with Lentils

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This is a hearty dish with a lot of protein and fiber to fill you up. The lentils are very filling and the bacon adds a lot of flavor.
Servings: 6
Calories: 791

Ingredients
 

  • 2 1/4 lb Middle cut bacon hock
  • 1 Carrot
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • Bouquet garni
  • 8 Peppercorns
  • 1 lb Continental lentils
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Put bacon joint in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Soak for 3 hours, changing the water several times.
  • Drain the bacon joint and cover with fresh water. Peel and slice the carrot; peel and quarter the onions; peel and halve the garlic. Add to the bacon with the bouquet garni and peppercorns. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Remove bouquet garni. Wash and pick over lentils. Add to bacon, cover and cook for a further hour till lentils are tender. Adjust seasoning, then arrange on warmed dish and serve with mustard.

Notes

Not suitable for Freezing
Calories: 791 kcal
Carbohydrates: 52 g
Protein: 35 g
Fat: 49g
Saturated Fat: 16 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 80 mg
Sodium: 1201 mg
Potassium: 1051 mg
Fiber: 24 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 1774 IU
Vitamin C: 7 mg
Calcium: 62 mg
Iron: 6 mg
Ingredients Bacon, Pork
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