French Leek Pie

French Leek Pie

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About this recipe: It's an original French recipe My Mum used to bake during the holidays. Great to eat with a salad during cool months. Absolutely Delicious!!! Can be prepared the day before and served as a starter or main dish. Can substitute Emmental for Gruyere cheese.

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Serves: 6 

  • 1 (24cm) refrigerated pie crust
  • 2 teaspoons (30g) butter
  • 3 leeks, chopped
  • 1 pinch salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup thin cream
  • 1 1/4 cups (150g) shredded Gruyere cheese

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F).
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in leeks; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until soft. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cream and cheese, and warm through. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until custard is set and golden on top. Allow to sit 10 minutes before cutting pie into wedges.

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