Leek and Ham Mornay

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Yields1 Serving

 6 medium sized leeks
 50g butter
 50g plain flour
 1 pint milk
 100g grated cheese
 1 tspn English mustard
 6 or 12 slices of ham
 A handful of breadcrumbs

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Cook the leeks for about 8 minutes in boiling salted water

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Drain

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Melt the butter in a pan . Add the flour and cook for a few minutes, gradually whisk in the milk

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Add in the mustard and 3/4 of the cheese . Stir well and cook for another 3-5 minutes

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Heat the grill

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Wrap the leeks in 1 or 2 slices of the ham. Put in a greased dish

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Pour over the sauce . Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and breadcrumbs

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Place under the hot grill and cook for about 5 minutes until golden

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Serve with salad and crusty bread or a jacket potato

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Can be frozen before grilling

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Ingredients

 6 medium sized leeks
 50g butter
 50g plain flour
 1 pint milk
 100g grated cheese
 1 tspn English mustard
 6 or 12 slices of ham
 A handful of breadcrumbs

Directions

1

Cook the leeks for about 8 minutes in boiling salted water

2
3
4
5

Drain

6
7
8
9

Melt the butter in a pan . Add the flour and cook for a few minutes, gradually whisk in the milk

10
11
12
13

Add in the mustard and 3/4 of the cheese . Stir well and cook for another 3-5 minutes

14
15
16
17

Heat the grill

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19
20
21

Wrap the leeks in 1 or 2 slices of the ham. Put in a greased dish

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23
24
25

Pour over the sauce . Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and breadcrumbs

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27
28
29

Place under the hot grill and cook for about 5 minutes until golden

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31
32
33

Serve with salad and crusty bread or a jacket potato

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35
36
37

Can be frozen before grilling

Leek and Ham Mornay