Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes
List of ingredients to make Leek Gratin for 4 people
To make this wonderful Leek Gratin dish, here are the ingredients you will need:
- 4 nice leeks
- 1L of milk
- 60g flour
- 60g butter
- 150g grated gruyere
- Salt, pepper and nutmeg
Following these simple and delicious steps will guide you to make your Leek Gratin a success:
This Leek Gratin is balanced in flavors and calories. It provides approximately 450 calories per serving. Leek is low in calories and rich in fiber, in addition, béchamel provides a good balance of proteins and carbohydrates. If you want to reduce calories, you can replace the béchamel with a light sauce made from almond milk and corn flour. You can also opt for low-fat cheese for the top of the gratin.
Tips and variations
How about giving your leek gratin a boost?! Add a nice handful of previously browned bacon to your preparation before putting it in the oven. For a land and sea version, shrimp goes perfectly with leeks. Another tip easy to remember, you can prepare your gratin in advance and leave it in the freezer. All you have to do is cook it when you are ready to serve it. The little extra of this recipe is its side easily adaptable to all your leftover vegetables. Leftover carrots? Zucchini? Don’t hesitate to add them to your gratin for a tasty touch of color and taste.