Anglesey Eggs

Recipe by Millereg
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil the leeks for 5-10 minutes, strain and combine with the mashed potato.
  • Season well and beat in half the butter until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Arrange on a greased ovenproof dish.
  • To make the cheese sauce, melt 1 ounce of butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from the heat and gradually add the hot milk, mixing vigorously.
  • When smooth, return to the heat and bring to the boil, stirring all the while.
  • Allow to simmer gently until thick.
  • Add nutmeg, most of the grated cheese and season to taste.
  • Slice the hard-boiled eggs in half, lengthwise, and arrange on the bed of leek and potatoes.
  • Cover with the cheese sauce, sprinkle with the remaining grated cheese and dot with the remaining butter.
  • Bake at 200°C/ 400°F/ Gas Mark 6 until brown.
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