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Leeks Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Leeks 12
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Prepared mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice To Taste
  Breadcrumbs 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 375 degrees.
2) Properly wash the leeks and trim the coarse green tops off.

MAKING
3) In boiling salted water, cook the leeks till they are tender and then drain them. Place in a casserole which has been buttered.
4) With flour, milk and 2 tablespoons of butter, make a sauce and add cheese to it. Stir till the cheese has melted and then add pepper, salt, mustard and a squeeze of lemon juice.
5) Pour the sauce all over the leeks and sprinkle breadcrumbs all over. Dot with the remaining 1 tablespoon butter.
6) Cook for nearly 25 minutes or till the top of is browned and crisp.

SERVING
7) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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