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Simple Leek Pie Recipe

Tasty leek pie dish
Yield: 6    Preparation Time: 30 mins    Cooking Time: 35 mins
A simple and delicious dish for leek lovers.

Ingredients

500g leeks
500g pack puff pastry
3 tablespoons cream
2 tablespoons oil
1 egg
2 teaspoons mustard
1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
2 teaspoon fresh thyme
Salt & pepper

Recipe Instructions

Cook the leeks.
Slice the leeks and sauté them in hot oil for 10 minutes until tender. Season with salt and pepper.

Make the pastry.
Divide the pastry into two equal parts and roll them into 25cm circles.

Make the sauce.
Mix together the cream, mustard, chopped thyme and grated nutmeg. Add this to the leek mixture.

Make the pie.
Place the leek mixture in the centre of one of the pastry circles leaving a 1cm space around the edges. Brush the edge with water and place the other pastry circle on top. Press the edges firmly together and make vertical cuts along the two edges with a sharp knife.

Bake.
Brush the pie with the beaten egg yolk and bake in the oven at 220C for 35 minutes until the pie has risen and is golden brown.

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type
Pies

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