This simple recipe doesn’t require the cook’s attention at the last minute—but it will get the attention of your onion-loving guests. If possible, choose leeks that are all about the same size.
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Make Ahead Tips
You can wash and trim the leeks and arrange them in the buttered baking dish 6 hours ahead.
This was delicious! I kept the leeks full size and cooked them for the recommended amount of time and they were perfect - easy to cut and delicious. I also assembled the entire dish early in the day and put it in the fridge. I brought it to room temp before baking. Finally, I accidentally put the Gruyere I had grated for my twice baked potatoes on the leeks. I still added the Parmesan and it was wonderful. I would definately make again and soon.
I made this last night to go with steaks. I picked smaller leeks and they were done in 30 minutes. No cutting problems. I will definitely make this again.
Fantastic! I've made this or some variation (shitakes are a wonderful addition) every Thanksgiving since the recipe came out. A young friend called it "creamed onions for grown ups." guess I'm a grown up
This recipe is fantastic. I cut the leeks in half and accidently seperated them all. Still turned out great.
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