Leeks and bacon au gratin


This recipe becomes easy if you have ready-made cheese sauce.


8 leek (washed and trimmed)
8 sli ham (cooked ham)
2 T butter
1 T flour
1 t mustard
2 c milk
4 T cheese (grated)
  seasoning (salt and pepper to taste)


Cheese sauce

  1. Melt the butter over a medium heat. Stir in flour and mustard. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Gradually, pour in the milk, stirring frequently, and cook until the liquid starts boiling.
  3. Remove from heat and mix in 3 Tbs grated cheese. Season to taste.

Leek and bacon bake

  1. Cut leeks into 6-inch chunks and cook in salted boiling water until tender. Drain well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C).
  3. Wrap a piece of bacon around each leek and place into a greased ovenproof pan.
  4. Pour sauce over leeks and bacon and sprinkle 1-2 Tbs grated cheese on top.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve warm.
4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes