Brie and Leek Sandwiches

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 16
    slices bread (each about 5 inches square)
  • 4
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 2
    cloves garlic, halved
  • 6
    leeks, cut into 4 inch lengths,then sliced into thirds lengthwise,and separated into strips
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 13
  • 1 12
    lbs ripe brie cheese
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 375*F.
  • Trim the crusts from the bread slcies and lay them on 2 baking sheets in a single layer.
  • Drizzle with 3 tbls.
  • of the olive oil.
  • Bake until crisp and golden-5 to 7 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and rub one side of each slice with the cut side of the garlic.
  • Heat the remaining tbls.
  • of olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the leeks, sugar, salt, and pepper, stir to coat, and saute until lightly browned-about 5 minutes.
  • Add the water, reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until soft-about 10 minutes more.
  • Set aside.
  • Spread each slice of toast on the garlic-coated side with an equal amount of brie, discarding the rind.
  • Cut each slice in half to form 2 rectangles.
  • Lay the leeks on one half and top with the other half.
  • (If desired, cut in half again to form squares.) Place on a baking sheet.
  • *Atthis point the sandwiches can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated for up to 8 hours.
  • Bake, uncovered, until the cheese is melted-3 to 4 minutes from room temperature, 5 to 6 minutes from the refrigerator.
  • Makes 16 sandwiches.
  • Enjoy!
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