Bacon and Leek Mac ‘n’ Cheese

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  • 35MINS
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We've added bacon and leeks to this comfort-food favourite to give it an extra twist. Using skimmed milk, reduced-fat spread and reduced-fat cheese means that we keep the calories down without compromising on that classic, cheesy flavour. Using strong mature reduced-fat Cheddar really boosts the cheesiness!

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How to Batch

Cool within 2 hours of cooking, then divide the cooked recipe into individual servings and freeze immediately.

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Swap the bacon for cooked ham, and try using different small pasta shapes, such as penne.

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Love this recipe its absolutely lovely made this for my mama
Love this but I did add cherry tomatoes on and a little bit of garlic bread and cheese. Soooooo good. I have some over, will box up and freeze for another day; made for my parents they loved it. My husband’s favourite, he's having some when he’s home.
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I used plant based bacon pieces and dairy free alternatives for the cheese sauce and this tasted amazing! Such a filling, comfort food whilst being healthy too! (Nutritional value will change with alternative products)
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Prepare leeks and cheese in advance

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