Try this recipe for sardines on toast, then check out our grilled sardines, sardine spaghetti and more sardine recipes.


  • 1 large roasted red pepper from a jar, torn into pieces
  • 1 lemon, juiced plus wedges for squeezing
  • olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • a handful of flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • a pinch sweet smoked paprika
  • 2 slices sourdough
  • 1 small tin sardines, drained


  • STEP 1

    Put the pepper, lemon juice, 1 tbsp olive oil, garlic and parsley in a bowl and add the paprika and seasoning. Stir everything together and leave while you toast the bread.

  • STEP 2

    Put the toast on a plate then pile the drained pepper on top (discard the garlic). Top with the sardines then spoon over any juice from the pepper bowl. Add an extra pinch of paprika if you like.


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