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Stage 1 -
and slice 2
Peel and chop 1
Pour 4 tablespoons
into a pan on medium heat. When it's hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper, and cook for one or two minutes.
Stage 2 -
Add the sliced leeks, mix well, cover and cook for about 10 minutes...
Stage 3 -
...until leeks are soft, but keep a pretty green colour.
Salt and pepper only now.
Stage 4 -
Stage 5 -
Place a sheet of filo pastry in front of you.
Stage 6 -
Coat the whole surface with butter, using a brush.
Stage 7 -
Put the sheet into your mould or dish, buttered side down.
Trim off the surplus, and use the trimmings to completely cover the inside of the mould.
Stage 8 -
Do this with 2 or 3 layers of filo pastry, each time buttered side dowm.
Finally butter the upper surface of the last sheet (which will be buttered both sides).
Stage 9 -
Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.
Prepare the cream: in a bowl put 2
, 150 ml
, salt and pepper.
Stage 10 -
Stage 11 -
Put the leeks into the pastry case in an even layer.
Stage 12 -
Pour in the mixture.
Stage 13 -
Put slices of cheese on top.
Stage 14 -
Put in the oven for about 30 minutes.
Remove when golden brown. It's ready.
You can use any cheese you like, but I advise you to use a soft strong-flavoured cheese: Morbier, Maroilles or Munster (for French examples), or any good goat's cheese, etc.
If you love plenty of crust, add one or two more layers of filo pastry. Nutritional information
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Cheese: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potato wallets, Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), Truffade, Endive and cheese salad with croutons, Hamburgers, ... All Liquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roquefort sauce, Chantilly cream, Fish petals, vegetables julienne, and beurre blanc, Artichoke hearts forestier , Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , ... All Butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Little caramelized peach tarts, Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Roast pork with sage, cooked in a bag., Spinach on toast with bechamel, ... All Sheet of filo pastry : You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Langoustine sabayon tart, Red rice pannequets, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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