Hot Leek and Cheese Appetiser

Hot Leek and Cheese Appetiser


  • 6

    Number of People

  • Cheap


  • Very easy


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  • 800g leeks
  • 50g melted butter
  • 50g white bread crumbs
  • 100g grated gruyère cheese
  • 3 beaten eggs
  • Salt, pepper
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg.


Wash the leeks, remove the coarse outside leaves and cut off the tops.

Cut into thick slices and steam for 30 mins.

Drain on a clean tea towel.

Mix together the leeks, melted butter, bread crumbs, grated cheese, beaten eggs, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Pour the mixture into a buttered tin or dish, cover with clingwrap and steam for 50 mins.

Turn out and serve hot with a nutmeg flavoured cream sauce.

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