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Creamed leeks with bacon & thyme

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

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

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 25 mins
  • Serves 4 (as a side)
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 (as a side)
  • Easy
  • Calories 381
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 17
  • Sugar 4
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 33
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 1.2

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 381
  • Carbohydrates 6
  • Saturated Fat 17
  • Sugar 4
  • Protein 10
  • Fat 33
  • Fibre 5
  • Salt 1.2

Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 streaky bacon rashers, cut into strips
  • 75ml white wine
  • 150ml double cream
  • 4 leeks, thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp thyme leaves
  • 40g strong cheddar, diced

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.