Lentil Salad with Sous Vide Poached Egg

Anova Culinary

Let’s be honest here: Lentils are good, but they can be quite dull if not prepared well. That is, until you put an egg that’s been perfectly poached in the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker on top!


Emily Farris and Jeff Akin

Emily Farris and Jeff Akin are the co-founders of Feed Me Creative, a former culinary creative agency in Kansas City, MO.

Prep Time: 00:30

Recipe Time: 00:45

Temperature : 146F / 63.3C



  1. Set the Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker to 146°F (63°C).
  2. Gently place the eggs into the water bath and set the timer for 45 minutes.

Finishing Steps

  1. When the timer goes off, gently remove the eggs from the water bath. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes. Add the carrots and shallots and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and slightly browned, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in the lentils, lemon juice, parsley, chives, and lemon zest. Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide lentils among 4 serving plates or bowls. Gently crack each egg over each serving of lentil salad. Serve.