This creamy leeks vegetable side dish is a good accompaniment to any dishes and for cheese lovers you can of course add in more cheese. It goes very well with simple pan seared salmon, gammon ham, anything really.
I know I moan about the British and their forever boiled vegetables but this is one of them boiled vegetables that is nice to eat. The purist will tell you that there is nothing more deeply comforting than a dish of boiled vegetables covered in a savoury white sauce. My family is very partial to this creamy leeks dish.
Please feel free to add crispy bacon on top.
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 tsp mince garlic
- 300 g small leeks sliced
- ½ juice of half a lemon
- 1 cup chicken stock
- 2 to 5 tbsp double cream
- 2 to 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese grated
- pinch salt and pepper
- Melt the butter over medium heat add in the mince garlic and leeks. Give them a good stir till the leeks soften. Add in the chicken stock and lemon juice. Let everything simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes
- Then add in the cream, season with salt and pepper. Finally sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.