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Leeks Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Leeks 6 Medium
For sauce
  Corn oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 4 Ounce, chopped (100 Gram)
  Tomatoes 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Marmite 1 Teaspoon
  Seasoning To Taste
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Tomato puree 1 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 3 Teaspoon
  Ham shoulder slices 6
  Cheddar cheese 1 Ounce, grated (25 Gram)
Directions

1. Trim and wash the leeks very thoroughly to remove any grit.
2. Cook in boiling salted water until just tender, 10-15 minutes depending on size.
3. Drain well, then place on kitchen paper and keep hot.
4. Place oil and onions in a small saucepan and cook for 5 minutes.
5. Add the roughly chopped tomatoes and cook until mushy, about 10 minutes.
6. Stir in the Marmite, seasoning, sugar, tomato puree and thyme.
7. Wrap each leek in a slice of ham and place in an ovenproof dish.
8. Spoon the sauce over the leeks and sprinkle with the cheese.
9. Place the dish under a moderate grill to reheat the leeks and just melt the cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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