French in a Flash: My Perfect French Lentil Soup with Thyme and Bacon Recipe

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Ingredients (11)

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 slices thick cut bacon, cut into lardoons (matchsticks)
  • 1 medium carrot, finely diced
  • 1 large shallot, finely diced
  • 1 small celery stalk, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and whole
  • 5 stems thyme
  • 3/4 cup du Puy lentils
  • 3/4 cup regular lentils
  • 8 cups liquid (water or vegetable stock or a mixture of the two)
  • Note: Be sure to rinse your lentils, and check for any stones.

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