Leek Gratin

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

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Ingredients

  • 6 large leeks
  • butter
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • white sauce (recipe follows)

Method

Prepare the leeks: Cut away the root at the base and most of the green leaves, leaving the white of the leeks and a little of the pale green part. Cut the leeks in half lengthwise, rinse them well under running water, and steam them in a steaming basket until tender, about 15 minutes. When done, cut the leeks into pieces about