Leeks in cheese sauce

Author: Canadian Living

Serve with rice.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Saskia Holditch


  • 1 bunch leek
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 soup cube
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese


Trim the leeks and cut into 1" sections. Put in boiling water for about 5-10 minutes until tender. Drain, but keep the water used for boiling. In sauce pan, melt butter. Add flour, stirring constantly. Add about 2 cups of the water. Once it is thickened, stir in the creme fraiche. Place the leeks in a buttered ovenproof dish. Cover with sauce. Add cheese on top. Bake in 350 F oven until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.
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Leeks in cheese sauce