Leek and Crunchy Carrot Gratin

265 Calories

per portion - serves 5

A yummy leek based vegetarian main dish, or a good accompaniment to sausages (baked in the oven at the same time). With the vegetables, milk, cheese, breadcrumbs and nuts, this has a good balance of ingredients.



  • 500g leeks, cut into chunks
  • 150ml vegetable stock or water
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 250ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 10g unsalted butter
  • 1 tblsp plain flour
  • For the topping
  • 60g fresh wholewheat breadcrumbs
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 75g grated hard cheese
  • 15g chopped walnuts