Leeks with chestnuts and bacon recipe

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serves: 4
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • This very quick and simple recipe will make dinner super speedy if you’re tired from work or from running round after the kids all day. It’s cheap too!

    Take a look at our guide on how to cook chestnuts perfectly for your seasonal bites and treats!


    • 400g of leeks sliced
    • 50g unsalted butter
    • 100g smoked streaky bacon lardons
    • 200g chestnuts roughly chopped
    • Salt and cracked black pepper


    • Heat a medium sized frying pan and add the butter and bacon. Cook until the bacon starts to release some fat, turn up the heat and cook for about 5 minutes, until the bacon starts to colour.

    • Add the chestnuts and leeks. Cook for a further 5 minutes.

    • Season with salt and plenty of black pepper and serve.

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