Leek and Bacon Pie

Leek and Bacon Pie


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About this recipe: This started when we had grown an excess of leeks & were trying to use them up.

jmk4646 Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Serves: 2 

  • 3 med leeks, washed & chopped into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 gammon slice
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 3 oz butter or marg
  • 3/4 pint of milk
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 oz cheese
  • pastry of choice to top

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Cook leeks in boiling water for 5 mins.
  2. Chop gammon steak into small pieces (I have used lardons instead). Fry till golden.
  3. Make a white sauce with the flour, butter & milk. Stir in cheese, bacon and leeks and add seasoning.
  4. Pour into pie dish and cover with pastry.
  5. Bake at 190 C / gas mark 5 for 30 mins.

Cook's note

This mixture is also delicious topped with breadcrumbs and cheese instead of pastry and done as an oven bake.

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Made this today having found the recipe in the week and I have to say it was delicious and easy to make thanks for sharing. - 19 May 2013

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