Leeks with chestnuts and bacon

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Leeks and chestnuts_British Leeks
Leeks and chestnuts_British Leeks
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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!


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


  1. 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.
  2. Add the chestnuts and leeks. Cook for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and plenty of black pepper and serve.

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