Lentils and cod with braised tomatoes and bacon

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Lentils and cod with braised tomatoes and bacon
A super supper with loads of flavours and satisfying ingredients everyone can enjoy.
 

2 tbsp olive oil

4 thick slices of back bacon, cut into matchsticks

6 cherry tomatoes, halved

410g tinned lentils, drained and washed

2 lemons, 1 juiced, 1 quartered

25g butter

400g (4x) cod fillets, skin on

Large handful parsley, roughly chopped

Heat half the olive oil in a shallow saucepan, then sizzle bacon for 5 minutes until crisp.

Turn the heat down, add the tomatoes to the pan, then cover and cook for 5 minutes until just tender. 

Add the lentils and cook until heated, then remove from heat and dress with lemon juice, some salt and pepper and a bit more olive oil, if necessary. 

Meanwhile, heat the butter in a frying pan until foaming then add the fish, skin-side down, and cook for 4 minutes until the skin is crisp and the fish almost cooked.

Flip the fillets over and cook for 1 minute.

Divide the lentil and tomato mixture between plates and top with the fish.

Drizzle with olive oil and serve with a wedge of lemon ans scatter with the parsley.

Serves
4

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fish, Vegetables, Lentils, Oil

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, Healthy

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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