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.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fish, Vegetables, Lentils, Oil

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, Healthy

Level of Difficulty


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