Crunchy Leek Gratin

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Crunchy Leek Gratin
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Health Score:
7,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
8 medium Leeks (halved lengthways and dark green section removed)
cup dry white wine
cup vegetable stock
1 handful parsley (leaves picked and finely chopped)
½ cup roughly chopped almonds
0.333 cup softened butter
3 Tbsps breadcrumbs
1 egg yolk
lemon juice
How healthy are the main ingredients?
almondparsleyLeek

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 200°C (180°C in a fan oven), 400°F, gas 6.
2.
Place the leeks in a casserole dish. Add the wine and stock, season with salt and pepper, cover with aluminium foil and braise in the oven for around 15 minutes.
3.
Take the leeks out of the oven and turn the oven to top heat only, 240°C (220°C in a fan oven), 475°F, gas 9.
4.
Mix together the parsley, almonds, butter, breadcrumbs and egg yolk and season with salt and a dash of lemon juice. Remove the foil from the leeks and spread the herb and nut mixture over the top. Cook for 10 minutes until golden brown.