Toasted Cheese & Leek Sandwich

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Everyday grilled cheese just got a fab French makeover!

Camille C.
Camille C.
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10 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

868 cal.

Per serving

Utensils

Oven, Frying pan, Stovetop, Grater, Sheet Tray

recipe

Leeks

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Wash the leek & cut off the ends, keeping only the white & light green section. Cut the leek in half lengthwise, then into thin slices.

Leeks
Butter (unsalted)

Step 2

Melt a dab of butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the leek. Season with salt & pepper. Cook, stirring for 2 min.

Leeks

Step 3

Reduce the heat to low & cook for 5-7 min. Then remove from heat.

Parmesan
Leeks
Gruyère cheese
Crème fraîche

Step 4

Shred the Gruyère cheese. Set aside half of it for later. In a bowl, mix together the rest of the Gruyère cheese, cooked leeks, crème fraîche, parmesan, salt & pepper.

White sandwich bread
Butter (unsalted)

Step 5

Butter one side of each slice of bread.

Butter (unsalted)

Step 6

Butter a baking pan.

White sandwich bread

Step 7

Place half the bread slices in the baking pan, butter-side up. Smear most of the leek-cheese mixture over the bread, reserving the rest for the next step.

White sandwich bread
Gruyère cheese

Step 8

Top each sandwich with the other slice of bread, butter-side down. Arrange the rest of the leek-cheese mixture & the reserved shredded cheese over top the sandwiches.

Mixed baby greens

Step 9

Bake for 10 min at 450°F, or until golden & melty. Serve with a salad drizzled with your favorite dressing. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy868 cal.
Fat59 g
Carbohydrates45 g
Protein37 g
Fiber5 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Toasted Cheese & Leek Sandwich" contains 868 Energy, 59 g of Fat, 45 g of Carbohydrates, 37 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

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