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Leek, Bacon and Feta Frittata

Leek Bacon and Feta Frittata

I love concocting meals from leftovers, it gives me a real sense of satisfaction that I'm not wasting perfectly good food. This frittata was one such creation, using a couple of leftover leeks, a few rashers of bacon, some reduced feta (£2.99 reduced to 30p - I love a good bargain) and the remains of some fresh mint. It ended up being a tasty Saturday night dinner for hubby and I, while we watched the footie on the box.


LEEK BACON AND FETA FRITTATA

| Serves: 4  | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes |


Ingredients: 

  • 2 large leeks, washed, trimmed, cut in half then sliced into half moons
  • 25g Butter
  • 3 Rashers of Smoked Bacon, chopped
  • 180g Feta, crumbled
  • Handful of mint leaves, torn
  • 6 eggs, beaten and seasoned

Instructions:


  • Step 1: In a medium frying pan, melt the butter then add the leeks and fry until soft. Turn the heat up, add the bacon until cooked.
  • Step 2: Preheat the grill. Pour in the eggs, add the feta and mint into the frying pan and give it a good stir. Cook on the heat for around 8 minutes until the top is almost set. 
  • Step 3: Transfer to the grill and grill until nicely browned.
  • Step 4: Transfer to a serving plate and cut into wedges.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 14th March 2010 |


Comments

  1. This looks gorgeous Beth, this is my kind of food. You seem to be the queen of making wonderful dishes from leftovers! Lucie x

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  2. Thanks Lucie. I'm trying really hard at the moment not to waste anything....we'll see how long it lasts

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  3. What a great combo of flavours in the fritata!

    Maria
    x

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  4. Leek, bacon and feta - three of my fave savoury flavours and all in one dish! Bet it was delish

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  5. Oooh yummy yum yum - Now this I will have to make - looks delish!

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  6. this frittata looks marvelous!

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  7. Leeks & bacon, I'm sold!

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  8. What a beautiful and tasty frittata - now I am craving eggs.

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  9. Beth this look fantastic, love it, gloria

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