- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…
- 4 large leeks, sliced
Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…
- 500g pack turkey mince
- 2 sprigs thyme, leaves removed
This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…
- 85g fresh breadcrumb
- 1 egg, beaten
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…
- 2 rashers lean back bacon, fat trimmed, chopped
Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then soften the leeks for 5 mins. Line the base of a 28 x 18cm baking tin with greaseproof paper.
Mix the mince, thyme, two-thirds of the breadcrumbs, leeks and egg together with a little seasoning, then tip into the tin. Press the mixture firmly into the tin, then ruffle the surface with a fork. Mix the remaining breadcrumbs and bacon together and scatter over the top. Cook for 15 mins, then finish under the grill until golden and crisp on top. Serve with boiled potatoes and carrots.
Making it seasonalTo make this dish even more seasonal, soften 200g/8oz peeled, cubed butternut squash with the leeks and add a handful of walnut pieces and cranberries to the mince.