Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto recipe

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Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto recipe is an easy win. Simple and quick to make, follow Slimming World's recipe to make this classic risotto

Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto
  • Slimming World
Preparation Time25 mins
Cooking Time1 hours
Total Time1 hours 25 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Simple and quick to make, Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto is a classic dinnertime treat. 

Most risotto recipes involve standing over the hob and stirring constantly, but this is different - just pop this in the oven and enjoy a delicious bacon and cherry tomato risotto an hour later. With courgettes and cherry tomatoes, this extra easy Slimming World recipe also helps you reach your 5-a-day, keeping you healthy while also helping you get slimmer. It's good if you're on a budget as well: one of our favourite healthy cheap family meals. This recipe serves 4 people, which means the whole family can enjoy tucking into this for dinner together. You could also keep leftovers for lunch for the week – this dish will keep in the fridge in a Tupperware for a few days.


  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 200g lean bacon, all visible fat removed, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 6 baby courgettes, sliced
  • 300g dried risotto rice
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives or dill
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 700ml boiling hot vegetable or chicken stock




  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. Place the tomatoes, bacon, onion, courgettes, rice and chopped herbs in a medium-sized baking dish. Season well.
  3. Pour in the hot stock, stir to mix well and cover with foil. Bake for 1 hour until the rice is just tender.
  4. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Top tip for making Slimming World's bacon and tomato risotto

If you're following the Slimming World plan you will need to serve this with some extra vegetables as one third of your plate should be veggies. Tenderstem broccoli is one of our favourite options here. 

Slimming World

Slimming World is a weight management organisation that dates back from 1969. It holds thousands of weekly groups for members all over the UK influencing millions of people to eat healthier and manage their weight. From breakfast to lunch, from dinner to dessert, we’ve got lots of healthy and simple Slimming World recipes and ideas to keep you on track when it comes to taking part of the Slimming World plan.