Bacon and leek pie

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:05 h
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This recipe of bacon and leek pie is light, delicious, easy to prepare and it’s great to serve with lettuce and tomato salad. Try it!

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  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) leek
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) raw bacon
  • 1 medium onion
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Cut the leek into slices and the bacon in pieces.

    Step 4

    1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion and the bacon in a frying pan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the leek and cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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    Step 5

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with some butter, line with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.
      Bacon and leek pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 6

    1. Meanwhile, whisk the béchamel, egg and a few drops of lemon juice.

    Step 7

    1. Place the bacon and leek mixture over the pie and drizzle with the béchamel mixture.
      Bacon and leek pie | Food From Portugal
      Bacon and leek pie | Food From Portugal
      Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake until slightly golden, about 25 minutes.

    Step 8

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

Bacon and leek pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 590

Total Fat: 43 g(66%)

Saturated Fat: 11 g(55%)

Cholesterol: 70 mg(23%)

Sodium: 800 mg(33%)

Total Carbohydrate: 41 g(14%)

Protein: 11 g

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