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Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

Lazy cheesy vegetable hotpot

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 35-40 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Vegetarian food at its easiest and most comforting – and a minimum of washing-up, as it's made in the microwave

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal308
fat20g
saturates12g
carbs19g
sugars0g
fibre5g
protein15g
low insalt0.83g
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Ingredients

  • 3 leeks , trimmed, washed and roughly sliced
  • large knob butter
  • ½ small Savoy cabbage , shredded
  • 8 chestnut mushrooms , sliced
  • 4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 3medium potatoes , peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1small vegetarian camembert or other rinded soft cheese, sliced with the rind on
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaf

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a shallow microwavable dish toss the leeks in half the butter and cook on High for 5 mins until they begin to soften. Stir in the cabbage and mushrooms and add the crème fraîche. Lay the potato slices over the vegetables pressing them down with a fish slice.

  • STEP 2

    Dot the potatoes with the remaining butter and microwave, uncovered, for 15-20 mins on High until they are done. Scatter over the cheese and thyme, and either microwave on High to melt for 2 mins, or grill until crisp and brown. Leave to stand for a few mins and serve straight from the dish.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2005

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