Cheesy bacon and leek potato bake (Slimming World friendly)
Cheesy bacon and leek potato bake
4-6 baking potatoes (peeled and cut into slices)
2 large leeks (washed and sliced)
1 pack smoked bacon medallions (sliced into strips)
160g grated cheese (50% less fat variety)
350ml skimmed milk
1 tbsp cornflour
low calorie spray oil
salt and pepper
Spray a large frying pan with the spray oil and add the leeks, Fry gently on a low heat until the leeks start to soften, Add the bacon and cook for another 5-10 minutes until the bacon is cooked then set aside.
Place the potato slices in a large saucepan of salted water and boil for 5 minutes then drain.
Put the milk in a saucepan and whisk in the cornflour and bring to the boil whisking all the time until thickened, Cook for a few more minutes then remove from the heat and stir in half the cheese (80g) stir well until the cheese has melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Spray a casserole dish with the spray oil and place a layer of the leek and bacon mixture on the base of the dish, Cover with a layer of the potatoes and repeat.
Pour over the cheese sauce and sprinkle on the rest of the grated cheese.
Bake in an oven set to Gas 6, 200/400 for 20-30 minutes until browned.
Serves 4 generously 2 syns per portion if you use the cheese as your healthy extra.