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This hearty salad with beans, asparagus and bacon is so hearty it could almost pass for a main dish!

Darcy Lenz
Darcy Lenz and Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Coastal Living April 2015

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Credit: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Rachael Burrow

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat 8 minutes or until crisp. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in skillet.

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  • Add vinegar to skillet, stirring to deglaze pan. Add asparagus; cook 1 minute. Add onion, garlic, and lemon juice; cook, stirring, 2 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove skillet from heat, and add navy beans and cooked bacon, tossing to combine. Stir in thyme, salt, and pepper.

  • Transfer salad to a large serving bowl; sprinkle with parsley and cheese.

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