Sardines and watercress salad on toast – pregnancy recipe

  • Serves 1

Brilliant simple pregnancy-friendly meal, deliciously combining vitamin-packed watercress with omega-3-rich sardines

  • 1 slice of granary bread
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 1 vine-ripened tomato, thinly sliced
  • half a 115g can of Portuguese sardines in spring water, drained
  • a handful of watercress or wild rocket
  • splash of balsamic vinegar


  • Step 1

    Lightly toast the bread. Rub the cut side of the garlic over the surface of the toast and arrange the tomato slices on top. Add seasoning if you want to. 

  • Step 2

    Break up the sardines with a fork and arrange on top. Pile on the watercress and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Recipe taken from BBC Good Food, home to thousands of kid-friendly recipes.

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