CHEESY LEEKS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Found this delicious concoction on Pinterest, courtesy of Jamie Oliver.
09-20-15


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6-12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 large
leeks, trimmed and washed
olive oil
2 Tbsp
butter
5 sprig(s)
thyme, leaves picked
2 clove
garlic
½ c
half and half
4 oz
grated cheddar cheese
2 oz
parmesan cheese, grated
4 oz
brie cheese, diced

Step-By-Step

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1Wash leeks thoroughly and then slice them diagonally, about ½-inch thick. Set aside.

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2In a large skillet, heat a drizzle of oil, the butter, thyme and garlic over medium heat. As mixture begins to bubble, add leeks and simmer uncovered for about 35 minutes.

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3Add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer mixture into a baking dish. Stir in the cream and a splash of water. Sprinkle the cheddar and parmesan on top and then add the cubed brie on top of all.

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4Place in a preheated 350º oven for 20 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom