Toasted Cheese & Leek Sandwich

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Everyday grilled cheese just got a fab French makeover!

Camille C.
Camille C.

10 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

868 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Frying pan, Stovetop, Grater, Sheet Tray, Knife



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.

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.


Step 3

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

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 bread (sliced)
Butter (unsalted)

Step 5

Butter one side of each slice of bread.

Butter (unsalted)

Step 6

Butter a baking pan.

White bread (sliced)

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 bread (sliced)
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

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Energy868 cal.
Fat59 g
Carbohydrates45 g
Protein37 g
Fiber5 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

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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Toasted Cheese & Leek Sandwich