SAVORY LEEK BREAD PUDDING

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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.
Photo source: mission-food.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make SAVORY LEEK BREAD PUDDING

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium pan, melt butter and cook the leeks and onion till tender; add garlic.
  2. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add bread crumbs; toss well.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the eggs thoroughly. Whisk in the cream, and add this mixture to the bread mixture. Stir to moisten; add seasonings.
  4. Place 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.
  5. Indianapolis Star co-worker Jewell Gatewood, who provided this recipe.

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