Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Marigold Allen, Beeches Country House. Adapted from The New Irish Table. I don't think a dish with this much cheese needs any salt, but use your own discretion. I also prefer this type of dish without bread crumbs.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Make sure leeks have been rinsed well.
  3. Cook in boiling salted water until slightly tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Drain.
  5. Place cut side up in a greased baking dish.
  6. Pour cream over the leeks.
  7. Sprinkle with cheese, salt and pepper.
  8. Bake until cream has thickened and cheese is melted, about 10-15 minutes.
  9. Preheat broiler.
  10. Sprinkle bread crumbs over leeks.
  11. Place 4" from heat source and broil until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.