Another leek recipe to celebrate St David’s Day, and the fact that leeks rock 🤘 Use vegan cheddar and parmesan for a vegan version. These made a filling lunch but would also make a good starter. The shell of the leek acts as a sausage skin holding in the cheesy filling. Click here for the recipe for leek, kale and sweet potato tart.
Glamorgan sausage was traditionally made with pork, however the full cheese version became popular due to the Second World War. Usually made with Caerphilly cheese, this version uses cheddar for its availability.
300g Fresh breadcrumbs
4 large leeks cut into 3, to make 12 pieces
Handful finely chopped chives
1tbsp Wholegrain mustard
Salt & white pepper
¼ leek very finely chopped
½ clove garlic – crushed
Small shaving of parmesan
1tbsp Finely chopped chives
1. Bring a big pan of water to the boil
2. Add the leeks, boil for 2mins.
3. Carefully push out the uncooked middle of the leeks and slice thinly, reserve the rest
4. Sweat down the leeks with some oil, pinch of salt and some ground white pepper
5. When soft put into a big bowl and add the rest of the ingredients
6. Spoon carefully into the leek shells.
7. Fry lightly in a griddle pan for some colour and then place into the oven at 170 for about 20mins
8.Toast the breadcrumbs in a frying pan with the leek & oil until coloured, add chives and parmesan. Drain onto kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
sprinkle over the sausages.