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“Leeks, bacon and mashed potatoes how can you go wrong.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups left over mashed potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 cup butter (divided)
  • 12 lb bacon, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 3 medium leeks, white part halved and thinly sliced
  • 12 teaspoon sugar
  • salt & pepper
  • 14 teaspoon smoked paprika


  1. Rewarm your mashed potatoes, set aside and keep warm.
  2. Melt half the butter in the olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat add bacon and saute until just beginning to crisp and brown.
  3. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside , keep warm.
  4. Add leek to pan with sugar and salt and pepper.
  5. Preheat boiler while leeks gently saute until soft and caramelized. Careful not to burn.
  6. Return bacon to pan and mix evenly.
  7. Pour mixture into pie 9" plate and spread evenly.
  8. Melt remaining butter and add to potatoes, season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  9. Spoon potatoes evenly over leeks and bacon and smooth top.
  10. Sprinkle with paprika.
  11. Place pie under broiler until top is nicely brown. Rotate if necessary to brown evenly.
  12. Serve in a wedge with pie server with a side of pickled beets or ligonberry sauce on the plate.

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