Main Meal Recipes > Leek Bake

How to make leek bake:
A tasty and easy main meal to try.


1lb leeks, trimmed, washed and sliced
6 rashers streaky bacon, rinds cut off and rashers cut into strips
2oz white breadcrumbs, mixed with 3oz grated cheddar cheese
4oz mushrooms, sliced
freshly ground pepper
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- Blanch the leeks in a pan of boiling water for about 1 minute.
- Drain.
- Place in an ovenproof dish.
- Cook the bacon in a frying pan until crisp, adding no extra fat.
- Cook the mushrooms in the same pan in the fat from the bacon.
- Remove from the heat.
- Stir in half the cheese and breadcrumb mixture.
- Season well.
- Spoon over the leeks in the ovenproof dish.
- Sprinkle the rest of the cheese and breadcrumb mixture on top.
- Cook at 200 degrees C for about 15 minutes or until browned on top.