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    Leeks Cordon Bleu

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    15 mins

    25 mins

    dicentra's Note:

    This is from Cooking Light. Posting for ZWT3. Great Brittain or France.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 4 large leeks
    • 5 ounces reduced-fat reduced-sodium swiss cheese (4 slices, 1 1/4-ounce each ,such as Alpine Lace , cut in half lengthwise)
    • 4 ounces lean ham (4 slices, 1 oz. each, cut in half lengthwise)
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
    • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
    • 2 teaspoons dry sherry
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
    • 2 English muffins, split and toasted

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Remove roots, outer leaves, and tops from leeks; leave 6 inches of each leek.
    2. 2
      Cut each in half crosswise. Steam, covered, 8 minutes or until tender.
    3. 3
      Wrap each leek half in 1 piece of cheese and 1 piece of ham.
    4. 4
      Place wrapped leeks, seam sides down, in an 8-inch square baking dish.
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 450°.
    6. 6
      Place flour in a small saucepan; gradually add milk, stirring with a whisk until blended.
    7. 7
      Stir in broth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 6 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly with a whisk.
    8. 8
      Reduce heat; stir in sherry, salt, and pepper. Pour sauce over wrapped leeks, and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
    9. 9
      Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until golden.
    10. 10
      Arrange 2 wrapped leeks on each English muffin half; spoon sauce evenly over leeks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Leeks Cordon Bleu

    Serving Size: 1 (205 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 231.1
     
    Calories from Fat 26
    11%
    Total Fat 2.9 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 10.7 mg
    3%
    Sodium 603.1 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.4 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    12%
    Sugars 7.3 g
    29%
    Protein 12.8 g
    25%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    reduced-fat reduced-sodium swiss cheese

    reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

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