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Braised Lentils with Peas and Bacon

This is the ultimate store-cupboard supper, and very tasty it is too! Serve it with fish or meat, or alone with some warm grilled naan bread or pitta.



  • 1.

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the bacon until golden and crisp. Add the lentils, peas and stock. Bring to a rapid simmer to heat through and season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Stir in the butter to thicken and finally stir in the mint.

  • 2.

    Serve hot as an accompaniment to a piece of fried or grilled fish such as cod, haddock or salmon, or eat simply as it is.

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Andrew Graham

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc are the best wines to pair with Braised Lentils with Peas and Bacon.


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