Eggs Bacon and Beans

by grainnep

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Almost a Full Irish but healthier – not dripping in grease but a simple dish full of good fats, complex carbohydrates, protein and B vitamins full of great flavour and packs a real energy punch. This is so easy to make and can be knocked up in less than 12 minutes.

Serves 2 as a main or 3-4 for lunch.

Eggs, Bacon and Beans
100gr lardons
1 400gr tin each of butter and cannellini beans drained and rinsed
1 clove of garlic peeled chopped and mashed
1 tsp chopped thyme
1 tbsp tomato passata
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp rape or coconut seed oil
2 eggs per person

Heat a pan over a gentle heat and add the oil
Add the garlic and cook for a minute until it starts to soften
Tip in the lardons and turn the heat up and cook for about 2 minutes until they start to release their fat and become crispy
Add the remaining ingredients and a splash of water and cook for about 10 minutes.
Season to taste.
Just before serving, fry 2 eggs per person and serve on top of the beans,
Season and serve.