Black Beluga Lentils with Endive Citrus Salad

Black Beluga Lentils with Endive Citrus Salad

Rated:
Recipe Rating: 3.63954
Serves 4
Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available in the Whole Foods Market Family of Brands. You can omit the bacon, if you like, and replace with 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil.
Ingredients: 
  • 2 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces*
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • 32 ounces low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth*
  • 2 cups black beluga lentils (or other lentil type)
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/3 cup (3 ounces) feta cheese crumbles*
  • 2 heads Belgian endive, sliced
  • 2 tangerines, peeled, sliced and seeded
  • Extra-virgin olive oil*
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method: 
In a large pot, heat bacon, onion and carrot over medium heat. Cook until onion is soft but not browned, about 4 minutes. Add broth, lentils and bay leaf and simmer over low heat until lentils are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper and stir to combine. 

Meawhile, in a bowl, combine the endives, tangerines and olive oil and toss. Serve alongside the lentils, topped with cheese.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 280 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 800mg sodium, 39g carbohydrates, (14 g dietary fiber, 9g sugar), 13g protein.
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