Cheesy Leek & Chicken Pie

Cheesy Leek & Chicken Pie

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Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp. butter ,or oil
  • 4-5 young leeks halved
  • 50 g streaky bacon chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 250 g cooked chicken chopped
  • 2 tbsp flour or cornflour
  • 700 ml milk
  • 50 g mature cheddar grated
  • 50 g parmesan grated
  • 100 g Meadowfield soft goat cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 200˚C.
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter or oil and add the bacon and leek. Cook for 2 minutes until just translucent. Remove the leeks in a dish until required.
  • Add the garlic cloves and chicken to the pan and cook for a further minute or two to warm up the chicken pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Then, sprinkle the chicken pieces with some flour and stir to coat the pieces with the flour. Cook for a minute then slowly mix in the milk while simmering until a light and coating consistency is achieved. Remove from the heat and pour the mixture in a ceramic dish with the leeks sitting on top. Sprinkle with the cheddar, parmesan and goat cheese and place in the oven. Bake for 10-15 minutes until bubbling and coloured.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy while hot!
Keyword leek, pie, vegetarian

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