Ham leeks with bechamel sauce

Leeks with ham and béchamel recipe

Ham leeks with béchamel, a different version to change endives with ham, I particularly like this leek gratin with ham. Leeks and cheese a beautiful marriage for an evening dinner with the family, a small béchamel sauce, all well au gratin and it’s done. Leek is the vegetable of the whole year, of course it is even better when spring arrives. But it is present on market shelves all year round. It is also found in the gardens and there it is even better. Choose a quality cheese to brown this dish well, because the visual is important, I like to see my guests drooling in front of the dish…. I admit that I’m a little crazy, when I see the time I spend to receive my friends , but we do not remake ourselves.

Ingredients

Leeks with ham and béchamel recipe for 2 people:

  • 6 leek whites
  • 6 slices of raw ham
  • 100 g of Comté
  • Salt and pepper
  • 40 g of flour
  • 40g butter
  • 50 cl of raw milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °
  2. Wash the leeks with plenty of water
  3. Separate all the green leaves and keep only the white part.
  4. Steam for 8 to 10 minutes, then let stand upright to evacuate as much water as possible.
  5. Roll a slice of raw ham around your leek whites on a board.
  6. Place in a buttered baking dish.
  7. Repeat the operation until all your leek whites are used up.
  8. Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  9. Add the flour and stir without letting it stick.
  10. Gradually add milk, stirring all the time.
  11. Salt and pepper
  12. Grate the nutmeg.
  13. Pour the béchamel sauce over the leeks to coat your preparation.
  14. Sprinkle generously with cheese
  15. Gratinate in the hot oven for 10 minutes.

 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Number of people: 2
4 star rating: 1 review

Cook the leek whitesAdd the béchamel sauce

What wine to drink with: Leeks in ham with béchamel sauce

My favorite wine for this recipe: Rosé Bordeaux (Red) Grape Gamay
Temperature between 13 ° and 14 °

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