Creamed leeks with bacon & thyme 2016

Creamed leeks with bacon & thyme

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4 (as a side)

Everyone loves creamy leeks mixed with a strong cheddar and streaky bacon, this is the ultimate indulgent side dish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal381
  • fat33g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre5g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 streaky bacon rashers, cut into strips
  • 75ml white wine
  • 150ml double cream
  • 4 leeks, thinly sliced
    Leeks

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • ½ tsp thyme leaves
  • 40g strong cheddar, diced
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

Method

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Fry the bacon for 5 mins, then turn down the heat, add the white wine and simmer to a glaze. Add the double cream and reduce by half. Add the leeks and simmer for 10 mins, then stir in the thyme leaves, cheddar and season.

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beckyb
5th Oct, 2016
5.05
Tried this last week, absolutely delicious! Somewhat indulgent but really tasty, will definitely be making again
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