Bacon and lentils with tomato recipe

Bacon and lentils with tomato recipe from lemonbuns

low fat
Category Low fat recipes
Prep timeNot stated
Cook time15 mins

gransnetter ratings

Ease of finding ingredients 10
Ease of cooking10
Success with kidsn/a
Success with adults10
Overall Mark10


Lean bacon - 6 rashers
Handful of cherry tomatoes
1 large onion
2 cans cooked green lentils
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Few cubes of feta cheese
Crusty bread to serve


1. Chop the onion into small pieces
2. Place the bacon under the grill-keep checking it and remove when crispy-you can start step 3 whilst waiting for bacon to cook
3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat.
4. Add the chopped onion and stir for 5 minutes, until golden.
5. Cut the cooked bacon into strips. Add half the cooked bacon to the pan and fry for a further 1 minute.
6. Add the lentils and stir through until lentils are warmed through.
7. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and the rest of the cooked bacon.
8. Serve with the feta cheese sprinked on top and with warm crusty bread

gransnetter Reviews

From: LyndaW on Fri 10-Jan-14 10:14:02 Overall rating: 10.0
Delicious (and most importantly EASY!) I've had a pack of lentils in my cupboard for ages and have been wondering what to do with them... I added some basil at the end too which worked really well.
From: lemonbuns on Thu 21-Nov-13 15:35:24 Overall rating: 0.0
step 7 should also mentioned adding the cherry tomatoes!
From: lemonbuns on Thu 21-Nov-13 15:34:10 Overall rating: 0.0