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Ham Leek And Potato Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Leeks 3 , finely sliced
  Potatoes 2 Large, cut into small cubes
  Plain flour 3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Extra For Dusting)
  Chicken stock/Ham stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Creme fraiche/Leftover double cream 100 Milliliter (300 Milliliter Pot)
  Whole grain mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Cooked ham 8 Ounce, shredded (200 Gram)
  Bay leaves 4
  Puff pastry 375 Gram
  Egg/Milk 1 , beaten to glaze
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven at 160 degrees c

MAKING
2.In a frying pan, melt the butter.
3.Add onions and leeks to the pan and cook.
4.Put potatoes to the onion mixture.
5.Cook till the ingredients get tender.
6.Add the flour and increase the flame.
7.Add stock to th epan and stir well till the mixture gets dense.
8.Once done, remove the pan from heat.
9.Add cream, ham and mustard to the pan.
10.Let the mixture cool.
11.Take a large pie dish.
12.Put the mixture in the dish with a spoon.
13.Add few bay leaves in the dish.
14.Take out the packed pastry and roll it on a floured surface.
15.Cut a strip of pastry and put it firmly on the edge of pie dish.
16.Brush the strip with beaten egg.
17.Place the round pastry and cover the dish from the top.
18.Make few cuts to allow steam to escape.
19.Place bay leaves on the pastry.
20.Brush the pastry with egg.
21.Bake for half an hour.

SERVING
22.Serve hot and crispy with rissoto.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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