Lentils and Bacon

Lentils and Bacon


Grill the bacon until crispy. Meanwhile fry the garlic and onions in a little olive oil for 2 minutes. Add the lentils, herbs, vinegar and tomatoes to warm through. Serve the bacon on the bed of lentils.

Lentils are a good source of complex carbohydrates and fibre. They also provide many B vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc and magnesium.


Serves 2

  • splash olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 tin green lentils drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley or basil chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 4 rashers back bacon
Lentils and Bacon