Swede, Leek and Bacon Gratin

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6–8

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Autumn and Winter Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

  • About

The leeks in this gratin could easily be replaced with boiled greens such as cabbage or kale. Leave out the bacon and it makes a flavoursome vegetarian main course.

Ingredients

  • 100 ml milk
  • 500 ml double cream
  • 2 garlic cloves

Method

Heat the oven to 170°C/Gas 3.

Put the milk, cream, garlic and rosemary or thyme in a pan over a low-medium heat. Slowly bring to a boil and then gently simmer for 5 minutes, being careful not to let it boil over. Season with salt and pepper and remove from the heat.

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