Creamy baked leeks with citrus crumbs

Creamy baked leeks with citrus crumbs

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins - 30 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

This comforting dish is perfect served with steamed white fish

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition

kcalories
209
protein
9g
carbs
16g
fat
12g
saturates
6g
fibre
4g
sugar
5g
salt
0.74g

Ingredients

  • 6 leeks, trimmed and cut into 5cm chunks
  • ½ a 500g tub four-cheese sauce
  • large handful breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan
  • zest ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Steam the leeks for 10 mins or until just tender, then drain and pat dry. Arrange in an ovenproof dish and spoon over the cheese sauce.
  2. Mix the breadcrumbs, cheese, lemon zest and thyme together. Scatter over the leeks and bake for 15-20 mins, until the leeks are cooked and the crumbs have turned golden and crisped up.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2009

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jo64660's picture

This was delicious. I put cod fillets in the dish with the rest of the ingredients, cooked for 30 mins and it was really good.

el-ape's picture
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I hate leeks but my wife loves them, I decided to make this one evening as a treat for her. Tried them myself and I loved them like this.

Give it a try, very simply tast side dish

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