Bacon and Leek Tartlets recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Bacon and Leek Tartlets
Customer recipe by Lucy Cook
Added 72 months ago

This is a recipe that is popular in our family for picnics. I developed it as I was looking for savoury recipes to make with my daughter, because when she was small I wanted her to learn to cook more than just cakes. Children can get quite involved with t

Chop the leeks thinly and blanch for a few minutes in boiling water.

Fry bacon for a few minutes in a little oil until cooked through.

mix bacon and leeks together in a bowl and add the cream. Mix well.

Roll out pastry to half an inch thickness, then cut out three inch rounds.

Place rounds in a well greased bun tin.

Add a tablespoon of mixture to each round and sprinkle with cheese.

Bake in a moderate (200C) oven for about 20 mins until golden and crispy.

For a meat-free option, substitute the bacon for mushrooms. You can add pastry lids with a smaller cutter to make them easier to pack for picnics.

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  • 250g lean bacon, roughly chopped
  • 2-4 Leeks
  • 2 Tbsp fresh single cream
  • 100g Grated cheese
  • 1 Pkt Jus rol shortcrust pastry

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