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
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 381
  • fat 33g
  • saturates 17g
  • carbs 6g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 1.2g


  • 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


  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.

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