Leek And Ham Gratin Recipe

Leek and Ham Gratin is a delicious and comforting dish that combines tender leeks, savory ham, and creamy cheese sauce. The leeks are sautéed until soft and then layered with ham in a baking dish. A rich cheese sauce made with butter, flour, milk, and grated cheese is poured over the leeks and ham. The dish is then baked until golden and bubbly. This gratin is perfect as a side dish or a main course served with crusty bread.

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30minstotal
10minsPrep
20minsCook
30m.total
10m.Prep
20m.Cook
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Ingredients for Leek And Ham Gratin Recipe

  • 1 Leeks
  • 1 Slices Of Ham
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Grated Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Leek And Ham Gratin Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Trim the leeks, removing the dark green parts and root ends. Slice the leeks into thin rounds and rinse thoroughly to remove any dirt or grit.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes until lightly golden.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in the milk, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and stir in the grated cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 6.Layer the sautéed leeks and ham in the greased baking dish. Pour the cheese sauce over the top, ensuring all the ingredients are evenly coated.
  • STEP 7.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbling.
  • STEP 8.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving. Serve hot as a side dish or a main course with crusty bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rinse the leeks thoroughly after slicing to remove any dirt or grit.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like mushrooms or spinach to the gratin for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • For a crispy topping, sprinkle breadcrumbs or grated cheese on top of the gratin before baking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the gratin in the oven or microwave until heated through before serving.
  • Serve the leek and ham gratin as a side dish with roasted meats or as a main course with a green salad.
Nutrition
value
426
calories per serving
27 g Fat19 g Protein30 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    551mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    85mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    51mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    44mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    425mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp