Leek and Potato Rosti with Bacon

Recipe by Benecol Chef

Preparation time 10 minutes
10m Prep
Preparation time 10 minutes
10m Cook
Plant stanol 0.9
0.9 per serving
  • Recipe

Rosti is a Swiss dish consisting mainly of potatoes

Serves 2

Serving Info:

One serving contains 0.8g of your daily requirement of 1.5-2.4g of plant stanols


  • - 200g potatoes, grated
  • - 50g leek, shredded finely
  • - ½ tsp poppy seeds
  • - 15g sunflower seeds
  • - 25g Benecol® Olive Spread
  • - 2 rashers lean back bacon


Recipe: Leek and Potato Rosti with Bacon


  1. Place the grated potato in a colander and push out as much liquid as possible.  Combine with the leek and seeds in a mixing bowl and season with black pepper.  Divide into 6 balls.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat the Benecol® Olive Spread until sizzling.  Add 3 of the balls and squash flat with a spatula.  Cook, turning regularly for 3-4 minutes until golden on both sides.  Remove from the pan and keep warm whilst cooking the other rosti.
  3. Meanwhile preheat the grill to medium and cook the bacon for 2-3 minutes or until crispy.  Serve 3 rosti each with the bacon on top.


  • You could serve this with a large green salad for lunch.


Nutrition Information

Per serving (171g)

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