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Roast tomato and cabbage with bacon

Roast tomato and cabbage with bacon

Ingredients 11
Servings 4-6 as a side dish
Time 10 min


  • 30
    olive oil
  • 1
    large cabbage or 3 baby cabbages, sliced into thick rounds
  • salt and pepper
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 100
    diced bacon
  • 2
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1
    can chopped tomatoes
  • grated zest of 1 lemon and juice of ½ lemon
  • sugar salt and pepper
  • handful of fresh coriander, chopped
  • 100
    bacon rashers, cooked


40-45 min

Preheat the oven to 200°C.


1. Grease an ovenproof dish with half the oil. Arrange the cabbage rounds in the dish, season with salt and freshly ground pepper and drizzle the rest of the oil over. Cover with foil and roast for 20 minutes.


2. While the cabbage is roasting, heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the bacon until crispy. Add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and simmer slowly for 10 minutes.

3. Stir in the lemon zest, juice, sugar, salt and pepper. Add the coriander and stir through.

To finish

4. Remove the cabbage from the dish and transfer the tomato sauce to the dish. Arrange the cabbage on top of the tomato sauce. Roast, uncovered, for another 10-15 minutes, top with the bacon rashers and serve.


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