Leek and garlic potato gratin

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    1 hour 15 min

    This rich luxuriously creamy leek and potato bake is great with pork chops, roast chicken, lamb or sausages.

    cheekycookie

    Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
    23 people made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 leeks, sliced
    • 3 cloves garlic, grated
    • 300ml (1/2 pt) milk
    • 300ml double cream
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 6 medium sized potatoes
    • 1 handful grated cheese (optional)

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Heat butter in a pan and add in sliced leeks; cook till slightly softened, about 4-5 minutes. Add the grated garlic for the last minute of cooking. Remove from heat and set aside
    2. In a bowl mix the milk, cream, salt, pepper and the leeks and garlic you've just cooked together. Set aside.
    3. Peel potatoes and slice 2-3 mm thick. Put an even layer of potato in the bottom of a casserole dish and top with cream and leek mixture. Continue repeating with another layer of potato and mixture till finished. Top with grated cheese (optional).
    4. Bake in 180 C / Gas 4 oven till golden and bubbly, 40 to 50 minutes.
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    Very easy and very tasty  -  25 Aug 2014

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    Couldn't get enough of this it's so tasty yet easy to make. I used packet grated mozzarella and cheddar cheese on top which made it gooey cheese melt heaven! Served it as a main with green beans and peas. My vegetarian husband absolutely loved it.  -  23 Feb 2014

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    I will defiantly be making this again, it was so nice I had the leftovers for my lunch and everyone was asking what it was.  -  06 Nov 2012

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