White Bean, Leek and Bacon Salad

By SeasonToTaste
March 16, 2015
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White Bean, Leek and Bacon Salad

Serves: 6-8

  • 8 ounces bacon, diced
  • 3 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups white beans, canned or cooked until tender but not mushy (Great Northern or Cannelini)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (to taste)
  1. Saute bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crispy and browned.
  2. Slice leeks and rinse well.
  3. Add leeks to crisped bacon, and stir while moisture from leeks deglazes pan.
  4. When leeks are soft and beginning to carmelize, add thyme and drained beans to skillet.
  5. Cook on low heat for 5-10 minutes, adding salt to taste.

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