Experience the delightful flavors of Leczo, a one-pot Polish dish that combines savory bacon, sausage, and an array of colorful vegetables. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for a satisfying and flavorful meal that will leave you craving more.

Leczo is a traditional Polish dish that brings together the heartiness of bacon and sausage with the freshness of vegetables like courgette, tomatoes, and peppers. This simple yet delicious one-pot meal is perfect for busy weeknights or when you're craving a taste of Eastern European cuisine. Follow this straightforward recipe to create a scrumptious Leczo that can be enjoyed on its own or topped with a fried egg and fresh parsley for added flavor.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes




  • 300g bacon
  • 150g Polish sausage
  • 1 onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 courgette
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 3 peppers (different colors, preferably)
  • 250ml tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Fresh parsley


  1. Cut the bacon and sausage into small pieces.

  2. Place a medium pot over medium heat and add the bacon and sausage.

  3. Dice the onion and garlic into small pieces, then add them to the pot and mix well.

  4. Cut the courgette, tomatoes, and three different-colored peppers into small pieces. Add all the vegetables to the pot and mix.

  5. Add the tomato sauce to the pot, followed by salt, pepper, marjoram, paprika, and bay leaves. Stir everything together.

  6. Bring the mixture to a boil over low heat and cook for 15 minutes.

  7. Once cooked, transfer the Leczo to a bowl. For added flavor, top it with a fried egg and sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving. Enjoy your delicious Leczo!


Use a medium pot for cooking the Leczo


We are Slawek Kalkraut and Krzysztof Szymanski, two Polish friends living in Ireland. Over our ten years of friendship, we’ve bonded over a mutual love of braving the elements to create mouthwatering meals. MenWithThePot started as an Instagram page where we shared our outdoor creations with friends and family but quickly snowballed into a passion project that people all over the world began to connect with. Our Tik Tok account took our little project to a whole new level and after designing and selling our very own knife, we decided to go all-in and commit to MenWithThePot full time.