French Leek Pie

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It's an original French recipe My Mum used to bake during the holidays. Great to eat with a salad during summer or even winter time. Absolutely Delicious!!! Can be prepared the day before and served as a starter or main dish. Can substitute Emmental for Gruyere cheese.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 (9 inch) pie

Ingredients

  • 1 (9 inch) refrigerated pie crust

  • 2 teaspoons butter

  • 3 leeks, chopped

  • 1 pinch salt and black pepper to taste

  • 1 cup light cream

  • 1 ¼ cups shredded Gruyere cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in leeks; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until soft. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cream and cheese, and warm through. Pour mixture into pie shell

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until custard is set and golden on top. Allow to sit 10 minutes before cutting pie into wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
20g Fat
20g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 293mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 308mg 24%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 122mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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