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Cheesy Leeks

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Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Source: River Cottage Veg Everyday, page 202

  • 15 g butter
  • 2 large leeks, or 4-5 small leeks
  • Thyme
  • 1 tbsp double cream
  • 50 g strong cheddar cheese, grated
  1. Chop the leeks by halving and then slicing.
  2. Fry the leeks gently in the butter until softened. Add the thyme. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in the cream and then remove from the heat.
  4. Add the cheese and stir until melted.
  5. Pile the mix on top of toast or a jacket potato.
  6. Optionally, grill until the top is bubbling and browning.


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