Leeks baked in béchamel sauce Recipe

Leeks baked in béchamel sauce


·         2 leeks, white parts only, cut into 10 cm long sections 

·         1 cube of instant broth 

·         1 cup of milk 

·         3 tablespoons of butter 

·         2 tablespoons of flour 

·         100 grams of parmesan cheese 

How to make Leeks baked in béchamel sauce

  1. Blanch leeks in boiling water about 10 minutes, strain. 
  2. Dissolve cube of instant broth in 1 cup of hot water. 
  3. Melt butter in the frying pan, add flour mix to avoid lumps, pour in broth and milk, mix till mixture becomes thicker. Flavour with nutmeg. 
  4. Arrange leeks in heat proof dish, pour over with béchamel sauce, sprinkle with parmesan. 
  5. Bake in preheated oven in 180 C degrees, about 30 minutes. 
  • redwood5
    redwood5 says

    looks easy and delicious. Would you eat these as a main dish or a side?

  • Paula
    Paula says

    Thank you for your comment. I would say it's side dish, but it depends on the chef... so you can decide

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