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Leek & Ham Mornay

Published Saturday, 21 November, 2009 by Jenny

Delicious, unusual and filling!



  • (Serves 4)
  • 4 leeks
  • 4 hardboiled eggs
  • Handful of pasta per person
  • 3 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 2oz butter
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 3 slices of ham
  • Half pint of milk
  • 4oz grated cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • Sprinkling of black pepper and salt


1. Boil saucepan of water & add pasta.

2.Wash the leeks, slice into half rings and place in a different saucepan of boiling water. Boil until softened (usually 8mins). Place in ovenproof dish.

3. Melt butter in saucepan and add the flour, gradually adding milk. Keep stirring to avoid lumps. Simmer for 5mins.

4. At this stage preheat the grill to high.

5. Add the mustard and half of the cheese to the butter, flour & milk, simmer for 3 mins then season with black pepper and salt. Slice the ham into thin strips and add to saucepan, simmer for further 2 mins.

5. Drain the pasta and mix with leeks with in ovenproof dish. Quarter the hardboiled eggs and place on top.

6.Pour the contents of saucepan on top of leeks & pasta. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs and remaining cheese on top. Grill for 10 minutes or until the top turns golden.



  • web 5 months ago

    Today I will try this pasta recipe and it looks very delicious. Definitely, I will cook this Pasta recipe. I have a big hunger.

  • R Bushnell 3 years ago

    Is this recipe suitable to be frozen?

  • F James 3 years ago

    Must give this a try

  • anonymous 3 years ago


  • Benpopop 3 years ago

    Yummy I had some

  • Ray Zhang 3 years ago

    Thanks I tried it it was good.

  • I love Phil Perez <3 xx 9 years ago

    thankyou i made this in my cooking class in school and it went well. My teacher even wanted to try some!! xx :) (and he loved it of course!!) xxx :)

  • vincent oflatery 10 years ago

    im dirty

  • Nellyo 10 years ago

    Very good idea! And simple to do, recommend it to anyone who likes a bit of interest in their food but with ease

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