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Leek Flan

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Ingredients
For pastry
  10 inch baked flan case/2 cases 6 inches in diameter 1 (Of Either Whole Wheat / White Short Crust Pastry)
For filling
  Leeks 6 Large
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Bacon 5 Ounce, chopped (150 Gram)
  Well beaten eggs 4
  Milk/Cream 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Grated cheese 3 Ounce, grated (75 Gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F, 180°C
2. Thoroughly wash the leeks and cut into 1 inch pieces.

MAKING
3. In a medium skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
4. Add the leaks and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
5. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and cook the leeks until they are soft.
6. Take off the heat and cool slightly.
7. Combine leeks with the ham and turn into the pastry case. Spread to line the shell.
8. In a mixing bowl, use a fork to lightly beat the eggs with milk or cream and seasonings.
9. Pour the egg mixture over the leek and ham filling in the pastry.
10. Top with generous sprinkling of cheese.

Finalizing
11. Place the flan tin on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the eggs are set and the cheese has lightly browned.
12. Remove the flan from the oven and cool slightly

SERVING
13. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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