Leeks with Camembert Cheese Recipe

leeks with camembert cheese

Ingredients for Leeks with Camembert Cheese:

  • 1½ lbs (700 g) leeks
  • 1 oz (28 g) butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 oz (28 g) plain flour
  • ½ pint (285 ml) full or semi-skimmed milk
  • 4 oz (112 g) Camembert cheese, de-rinded and chopped
  • 1 hard -boiled egg, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped parsley for garnish

Method for Leeks with Camembert Cheese:

  1. Cut the leeks in half lengthways and wash thoroughly.
  2. Cook in boiling salted water until tender. Drain and place in a shallow heatproof dish and keep warm in a low oven.
  3. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion and fry until soft.  Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Gradually blend in the milk, stirring, until the sauce thickens.
  5. Add the cheese, egg and salt and pepper to taste. Heat gently then pour over the leeks.
  6. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve straight away.

This Leeks with Camembert Cheese Recipe serves 4. A tasty side dish or as the basis of a main course with baked potato for example

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Recipes using Herbs, Vegetarian Recipes, Parsley, Leeks, All Recipes

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