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Bacon and Leek Risotto

Bacon and Leek Risotto

A perfect store cupboard supper ready in about half an hour.

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Bacon and Leek Risotto
A great store cupboard staple
  • 250g Arborio Rice
  • 1 Leek, sliced
  • 3 Rashers Smoked Bacon, chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 750ml Chicken Stock
  • Small handful Parsley, chopped roughly
  • Handful Grated Parmesan
  • Salt and Pepper
Step 1: Fry Leek, Bacon and Garlic in 2 TBSP olive oil for 5 minutes.Step 2: Add the rice and stir to coatStep 3: Add stock a ladleful at a time until it is all absorbed. Keep stirring!Step 4: Add the parsley, Parmesan and seasoning before serving.

Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2


  1. I love risotto with bacon. I had some once with apple, blue cheese and bacon and it was delicious. I love dishes that use up the odds and ends of the fridge!

  2. I love risotto. I've never added bacon to it, but that's a great idea. Yum.

  3. Sounds delicious. I'm always on the look-out for tasty side dishes, because I get tired of plain old potatoes and rice. This looks so fun, though! Leeks have an amazing flavor, and we all know bacon makes everything I know this is a recipe worth holding on to :D.

  4. I love risotto but have never made one - this looks a lovely recipe. Where's my pan.....!

  5. ooh this looks and sounds yum! will definately be trying this one shortly! lurve bacon and leeks so am sure will be delish!

  6. Yum - that looks delicious! I'm so glad your blog was featured on Finest Foodies Friday; now I've got something new to try!

  7. Risotto can be such a versatile dish. Bacon & Leek are always a great combination - delicious!


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