Tasty bacon, hearty potatoes and creamy leek combine for this deliciously warming bake. Perfect for evening meals.

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 40 minutes
    • Irish
    • Organic

    Bacon, Potato & Leek Bake with Carrots & Mangetout

    Recipe Information

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    400g Smoked Back Bacon

    1kg White Potatoes

    300g Leeks

    300g Carrots

    150g pack Mangetout

    400g tin

    Soupreme Classic Chicken Soup

    75g Mature Grated Cheddar Cheese

    Sea Salt and Black Pepper

    15ml Solesta Sunflower Oil

    1 x 22cm square deep ovenproof dish


    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.

    Chop the bacon into chunks and sauté in a frying pan with the oil for 5/6 minutes until just coloured.

    Peel the potatoes and cut into slices.

    Chop the leeks into slices, wash well and drain.

    Put the potato and leek slices into a pan of cold slightly salted water, bring to the boil, cover and cook for 5 minutes then drain well.

    Put the potato, leek slices and the bacon into the baking dish, pour over the soup and gently mix, season with some black pepper.

    Sprinkle over the grated cheese and bake in the oven for 20/25 minutes until golden.

    Meanwhile peel the carrots and cut into thick matchsticks.

    Cook in some boiling salted water for 3 minutes.

    Cut the mangetout in half lengthways, add to the carrots and cook for a further 3 minutes.

    Drain and serve alongside the bake.