Leek gratin with sunflower seeds and Emmentaler AOP

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Serves 4

  • 250 g Emmental AOP
  • 600 g leeks
  • 50 g sunflower seeds
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 250 ml cream
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt, pepper
  • Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp butter


  1. Halve leeks lengthways and slice into fine strips. Wash thoroughly and drain well.
  2. Roast sunflower seeds in a pan on medium heat and mix in with leeks.
  3. Peel garlic and chop finely.
  4. Mix cream, eggs and garlic together and season well with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  5. Grease baking dish, add leek strips and pour egg mix on top.
  6. Bake gratin 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 180°C.
  7. Sprinkle with grated Emmental AOP and brown for another 15 minutes.

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