Easy Bacon and Leek Risotto

Easy Bacon And Leek Risotto Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


March 1 is St. David's Day in Wales. It's tradition to eat leeks, but this can be enjoyed any day of the year!


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10 Min
30 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 6 slice
  • 2 medium
    leeks, washed, halved and sliced
  • 1 c
    arborio rice
  • 3 c
    hot stock
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 3 Tbsp
    pant ys gawm or soft goat cheese
  • 1
    lemon's zest

How to Make Easy Bacon and Leek Risotto


  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Put oil into an ovenproof casserole pot. Add bacon and fry for 2 mins. Add leeks and cook until just soft, for about 4-5 mins. Add rice and cook for 1 min more. Add stock. Cover and put in oven for 20 minutes, stirring once.
  2. When rice is tender and all liquid is absorbed, remove from oven and stir in peas. Place back in oven for 2 more minutes. Remove and stir in cheese. Add zest and season.

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About Easy Bacon and Leek Risotto

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Hashtag: #Wales

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