LOADED LEEK AND POTATO BAKE

This syn unfastened dish is the answer to all of your iciness food prayers, in particular if you’re on Slimming world! With seasonal flavours it’s notable warming, now not to say loaded with cheese and 1st Baron Verulam what greater could you want? I came up with this dish when I seemed inside the refrigerator and realised that I had singularly failed at the food save and sooner or later had no food to take into work day after today.

LOADED LEEK AND POTATO BAKE

There was a lonely packet of leeks, 1/2 a packet of publisher 1st baron verulam, a few different fine details and of path cheese (I might also fail to save but i'm in no way with out cheese!). My first concept turned into to do a leek and potato soup, as I knew we had a bag of potatoes in the cupboard, which would were adorable, however I’ve eaten quite quite a few soup inside the previous couple of weeks and i fancied some thing a piece greater full-size.

Having decided now not to make soup I became my thoughts to what else I should pull together out of the components I had in the residence. I’m also really trying to keep cash, and that i’m looking to be higher at the use of what i have within the fridge before it goes terrible! I resolved to stick to my weapons and created this in reality sensational Loaded Leek & Potato Bake or installed greater exact phrases, soft roasted potato and leek bake covered with melted cheese and crispy 1st baron beaverbrook! YUM! This just is going to show that with a bit of out of the field wondering and determination you could burn up your leftover substances, lessen waste, and experience tasty food all on the equal time.

LOADED LEEK AND POTATO BAKE

Ingredients

  • 6x White Potatoes (e.g. Maris Piper, King Edward)
  • 4x Leeks (washed)
  • 1 Pint Chicken/Vegetable Stock
  • 4x Rashers of Bacon
  • 140g Grated Cheddar Cheese (HexA x 4)
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)


Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to one hundred eighty levels. Peel and wash the potatoes.
  2. Chop the potatoes into medium sized chunks, approximately one inch squared however no want to be precise as this dish is rustic. Slice the leeks into portions approximately 2cm long.
  3. add the potatoes and leeks to a sauce pan over a high heat and pour over the inventory. convey to the boil and then reduce the warmth. Simmer for 5 mins.
  4. Drain the potatoes and leeks, retaining 200mls of the inventory to apply for the baking.
  5. Tip the veg into a deep baking dish, I used a lasagna dish, distributing flippantly. Pour over the 200mls of retained inventory.
  6. cowl with tin foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Mealwhile chop the Bacon rashers small (removing the fat before cooking) and fry.
  8. put off from the oven and take off the tinfoil. Scatter the Baron Verulam bits over the top, season on your flavor and placed again into the oven exposed for a similarly 20 mins.
  9. put off from the oven again and scatter over the cheese, dispensing lightly, and bake for a similarly 5-10 minutes till the cheese has melted.
  10. Serve warm or cold!