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
prep time20 Min
cook time45 Min
Ingredients For savory leek bread pudding
1 1/2 Tbsp
leek, trimmed, cleaned, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
1 1/2 c
french bread - or - day old bread without crust
salt and pepper
How To Make savory leek bread pudding
In a medium pan, melt butter and cook the leeks and onion till tender; add garlic.
Transfer mixture to a large bowl and add bread crumbs; toss well.
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.
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.
Indianapolis Star co-worker Jewell Gatewood, who provided this recipe.
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