Leek, celery and Gruyère gratin recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare and 45 mins to cook, 5 mins to cool
  • 130 calories / serving
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Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220ºC, fan 200ºC. Boil the vegetables for 5 minutes, drain and put in an ovenproof dish.

Mix together the vegetable stock, crème fraîche and nutmeg. Season.

Pour the creamy mixture over the vegetables, cover in foil and bake for 25 minutes, then remove and set aside.

Cook's tip: If you are serving this side dish with a Christmas roast beef, while it is resting, remove the foil from the vegetable dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs and cheese. Cook for another 20 minutes until the topping is golden and crispy.

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  • Ingredients

  • 750g (1½lb) leeks, trimmed and cut into chunks
  • 6 sticks of celery, chopped
  • 400ml (14fl oz) vegetable stock
  • 100ml (3½fl oz) half-fat crème fraîche
  • nutmeg, grated
  • 25g (1oz) breadcrumbs
  • 100g (3½oz) Gruyère, grated
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  • Energy 544kj 130kcal 7%
  • Fat 7.1g 10%
  • Saturates 4.1g 21%
  • Sugars 4.2g 5%
  • Salt 1.1g 18%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 8.9g Protein 8.2g Fibre 4.3g


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