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cheesy leeks

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

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

(1 rating)
yield 6 -12
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy leeks

  • 6 lg
    leeks, trimmed and washed
  • olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 5 sprig
    thyme, leaves picked
  • 2 clove
  • ½ c
    half and half
  • 4 oz
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 oz
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 oz
    brie cheese, diced

How To Make cheesy leeks

  • 1
    Wash leeks thoroughly and then slice them diagonally, about ½-inch thick. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Add 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.
  • 4
    Place in a preheated 350º oven for 20 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.