Cheesy Leek Toast

3.0/5 rating (4 votes)
  • Serves: 2
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Difficulty: Very Easy
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Cheesy Leek Toast

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium leeks, washed really well and very finely sliced
  • dash of water
  • 35g butter, softened
  • 30g plain flour
  • 300 mls milk
  • ½ x 10g vegetable stock cube
  • 175g unpasteurised Gorwydd Caerphilly cheese, half grated half cut into 1/2cm cubes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pieces of sourdough
  • olive oil

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Method

  • Warm the olive oil and add the leeks, and a little water, then cover with a tight fitting lid and cook for 2-3 minutes to soften. Then drain well in a colander.
  • Place the milk and stock cube into a pan bring to the boil.
  • Meanwhile mix the butter and flour together, to form a paste.
  • Once the milk is boiling, turn down the heat to a simmer, then whisk in the butter and flour mixture, and cook for 1 minute. The sauce needs to be nice and thick.
  • Add the mustard and pepper.
  • Take off the heat and stir in ¾ of the cheese and the warm leeks.
  • Slice the bread on a long angle, then brush with a little olive oil.
  • Griddle or toast the bread, then serve the leeks spooned over, sprinkle over a little more cheese.

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