Cheesy potato and leek casserole

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Julia Stephan

Editor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1500 g potatoes (waxy)
vegetarian sausages
150 g leek
150 ml milk
250 ml heavy cream
5 g thyme
½ tsp ground nutmeg
50 g cheddar cheese
100 g Gruyère cheese
2 tbsp breadcrumbs
butter for greasing
oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large pot
  • small pot
  • frying pan
  • baking dish
  • box grater

Nutrition per serving

Cal
714
Protein
28 g
Fat
36 g
Carb
67 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Wash and slice leek, then set aside. Peel potatoes and cut into bite-sized pieces. Add cut potatoes to a large pot and fill up with water until they are covered. Salt water, then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook for approx. 10 min. over medium heat.
    • 150 g leek
    • 1500 g potatoes
    • salt
    • oven
    • peeler
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • large pot

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Wash and slice leek, then set aside. Peel potatoes and cut into bite-sized pieces. Add cut potatoes to a large pot and fill up with water until they are covered. Salt water, then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook for approx. 10 min. over medium heat.

  • Step 2/4

    Add milk and heavy cream to a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, then add nutmeg and thyme. Let simmer for approx. 10 min., or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • 150 ml milk
    • 250 ml heavy cream
    • 5 g thyme
    • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
    • salt
    • pepper
    • small pot

    Add milk and heavy cream to a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, then add nutmeg and thyme. Let simmer for approx. 10 min., or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 3/4

    Slice vegetarian sausages. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry slices for approx. 4 – 5 min.
    • vegetarian sausages
    • oil for frying
    • frying pan
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Slice vegetarian sausages. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry slices for approx. 4 – 5 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Grease baking dish with butter. Add precooked potatoes, fried sliced vegetarian sausages, sliced leek, and sauce to the baking dish and stir to combine. Grate cheddar and Gruyère cheese on top and sprinkle breadcrumbs over the cheese layer. Bake in the oven at 200°C/390°F for approx. 50 – 60 min., or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let rest for approx. 5 – 10 min. before serving. Enjoy!
    • 50 g cheddar cheese
    • 100 g Gruyère cheese
    • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
    • butter for greasing
    • baking dish
    • oven
    • box grater

    Grease baking dish with butter. Add precooked potatoes, fried sliced vegetarian sausages, sliced leek, and sauce to the baking dish and stir to combine. Grate cheddar and Gruyère cheese on top and sprinkle breadcrumbs over the cheese layer. Bake in the oven at 200°C/390°F for approx. 50 – 60 min., or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let rest for approx. 5 – 10 min. before serving. Enjoy!