Recipe - Gratin Of LeeksCategories: Cheese, Low Calorie, Vegetable, Gratin Of Leeks
8 md Leeks; about 3 pounds,
trimmed and cleaned
2 cup 1% milk
One half teaspoon Dried thyme
One fourth teaspoon Ground nutmeg
4 Whole cloves
1 Bay leaf
1 Clove garlic; minced
One fourth cup Allpurpose flour
2 tablespoon Dry white wine
1 tablespoon Margarine
One half cup Gruyere cheese; grated or
Vegetable cooking spray
2 tablespoon Parmesan cheese; grated
1/8 teaspoon Ground red pepper
Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add leeks. Cover and cook 8
minutes or until tender; drain well, and pat leeks dry with paper towels.
Combine milk and next 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil
over medium heat, and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat,
and let cool. Strain through a sieve into a bowl; discard solids.
Place flour in a medium saucepan. Gradually add milk mixture, stirring with
a whisk until glended. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes
or until margarine melts, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and add
Gruyere cheese, stirring until cheese melts.
Arrange leeks in an 11x7x2inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Pour milk mixture over leeks; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pepper.
Bake, uncovered, at 400øF for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Recipe by: Cooking Light
Posted to recipeludigest by Nesb2@aol.com on Feb 23, 1998
Gratin Of Leeks recipe makes 4 Servings