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Low-Sugar Smoky Lentil Brunch Plate

Looking for a tasty brunch option? This yummy dish is diabetic-friendly and suitable for anyone following a low sugar diet.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 - 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 100g Puy lentils
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 x 400g tin of tomatoes
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch of smoked paprika
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 4 streaky bacon rashers, grilled until crispy
  • 4 soft-poached eggs
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Instructions:

  1.  Cook the lentils in a pot of boiling water according to the package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  2.  Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat and cook the onion for 5-6 minutes until soft and translucent. Add the garlic and chilli flakes and cook for one minute.
  3.  Add the tomatoes, sugar and smoked paprika and season with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  4.  Add the lentils to the tomato sauce and stir to combine, then remove from the heat.
  5.  Divide the smoky lentils between serving plates. Sprinkle the lentils with chopped coriander and add a rasher, an egg and some avocado slices to each plate.

Per Serving 434kcals, 27.8g fat (7g saturated), 28.1g carbs, 5.4g sugars, 21g protein, 13.1g fibre, 0.476g sodium

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