Leeks Au Gratin

salad.queen's picture

Sep. 19, 2011

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
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 175Calories from Fat 43

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 100 mg4.17%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet