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bacon, Leek And Sweetcorn Pie

By iwasinblack (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Very filling dish but also very tasty too. A mixture of bacon,leek and sweetcorn in a rich cheese sauce, topped with mash potato and liberally sprinkled with cheese and crisps yummy
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Ingredients

  • 1 Packet of bacon pieces
  • 4 Leeks
  • 1 Tin Sweetcorn
  • Ingredients
  • 1 pint of milk
  • 1½ oz of plain flour
  • 1½ oz of butter
  • 2 oz of grated mature Cheddar cheese
  • 1 oz of finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 2lb potatoes

Method

  • STEP 1
    Method
  • STEP 2
    Grill bacon till nice and crispy,
  • STEP 3
    peel and quarter potatoes and boil till cooked.
  • STEP 4
    Clean and slice the leeks, place in pan with a little butter and cook on low heat till soft, then add the sweetcorn. Once bacon is cooked add this to the pan and set aside.
  • STEP 5
    Melt the butter over a gentle heat in a medium sized saucepan.
  • STEP 6
    Add the flour and mix together to form a smooth paste and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • STEP 7
    Very slowly, add the milk, a little at a time, whilst continuously whisking or stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • STEP 8
    Continue to stir or whisk and cook over a medium - high heat until the sauce starts to thicken and then reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. Do not allow the sauce to boil.
  • STEP 9
    Add the Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses and stir until the cheeses melt.
  • STEP 10
    Add the cayenne pepper and then season with salt and freshly milled black pepper, cook gently for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 11
    Pour over the bacon leek and sweetcorn and mix, place in large shallow dish.
  • STEP 12
    Mash up potato till smooth then place on mixture spread evenly all over the dish.
  • STEP 13
    crunch up 1-2 bags of ready salted crisps and mix with cheese
  • STEP 14
    (any cheese of your choice)
  • STEP 15
    Place in oven for about 45 mins a medium oven or untill top is golden and brown
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