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Leeks Au Gratin Recipe

August 6th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

Leeks Au Gratin Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 8hard-boiled eggs, peeled
  2. 10mediumleeks
  3. 6tablespoonsbutter
  4. 2tablespoonsflour
  5. 1 1/2cupsmilk
  6. 1/2cupwhite cheddar cheese, shredded
  7. 1/4cup gratedparmesan cheese
  8. 1/4teaspooncayenne pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Quarter eggs lengthwise.
  2. Arrange in a single layer in broiler-safe 2 qt round dish.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Remove green portion from leeks, and halve lengthwise.
  5. Wash thoroughly, and pat dry.
  6. Remove the roots, and cut the leeks lengthwise into thin strips (julienne).
  7. Heat 4 tbs of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, add leek strips.
  8. Cook leeks until tender, stirring occasionally.
  9. Spoon leeks over eggs in dish.
  10. Melt remaining 2 tbs butter in a skillet.
  11. Whisk in flour.
  12. Add milk, cook until thickened and bubbly.
  13. Whisk in 1/4 cup of the white cheddar cheese, the Parmesan cheese, and the cayenne pepper.
  14. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  15. Pour the sauce over the leeks and eggs in dish.
  16. Sprinkle with remaining white cheddar cheese.
  17. Bake uncovered about 10 minutes in 450 oven, or until the edges are bubbly and the top begins to brown.

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