Baked leeks

    50 min

    In this easy to prepare side dish, leeks are baked in a creamy low-fat cheese sauce made with skimmed milk.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 30g butter
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 350ml skimmed milk
    • 50g grated Cheddar cheese
    • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 medium leeks, halved lengthways

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Grease a baking dish.
    2. Melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in milk and cheese until cheese is melted. Season with garlic, salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Arrange the leeks in a single layer in the prepared dish and cover with the cheese sauce.
    3. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until leeks are tender and sauce is bubbly.

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    love leeks - great way to serve them  -  03 Aug 2011


    Something else. i added some more cheese after i put it into the oven  -  18 Dec 2010


    easy to follow but i left out 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic  -  18 Dec 2010

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