SAVORY LEEK BREAD PUDDING

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

My newest co-worker, Jewell Gatewood, has been kind enough to share this unusual but, she assures me, delicious recipe. She came across it when she spent time in New Orleans.
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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 Tbsp
butter
1 large
leek, trimmed, cleaned, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
1 medium
onion, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 c
french bread - or - day old bread without crust
2 large
egg
1 c
heavy cream
1 sprig(s)
chopped marjoram
1 pinch
nutmeg
salt and pepper

Step-By-Step

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1In a medium pan, melt butter and cook the leeks and onion till tender; add garlic.

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2Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add bread crumbs; toss well.

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3In a small bowl, beat the eggs thoroughly. Whisk in the cream, and add this mixture to the bread mixture. Stir to moisten; add seasonings.

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4Place the bread pudding in a medium sized casserole dish. Place dish in a large pan half-filled with water. Bake in a preheated 300-degree oven for 45 minutes.

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5Indianapolis Star co-worker Jewell Gatewood, who provided this recipe.

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Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy