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Cheeky pie in a baking dish

Cheeky pie

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 6 - 8

Enjoy this leek and potato pie as a side or main meal. Be sure to use the best Cheshire cheese you can find – the better the cheese, the better the dish

  • Freezable (before cooking)
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving (8)
NutrientUnit
kcal531
fat48g
saturates30g
carbs11g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein12g
salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 3 medium potatoes (about 450g), peeled and thinly sliced
  • butter, for the dish
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 trimmed leeks (about 200g), halved and sliced
  • 350g Cheshire cheese (we used HS Bourne), grated
  • 500ml double cream

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the potato slices for 3 mins. Drain and cool.

  • STEP 2

    Butter a shallow ovenproof dish and spread over the garlic. Layer the potatoes, leeks and cheese, season well, then pour over the cream. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hr.

  • STEP 3

    Remove the foil and continue cooking for 20 mins or until the top is browned and the potatoes are cooked through. Leave to stand for 5 mins before serving.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2017

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