Baked leeks and smoked salmon with cheese sauce

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1
Preheat oven to 200C / Gas 6
2
Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, then add the leeks and cook for 5 minutes
3
When the leeks are cooked, drain and place into a buttered oven proof dish. Pile the salmon over the leeks
4
Melt the butter in a small pan and add the flour. Cook, stirring for one to two minutes until lightly golden
  • 50g of butter
  • 50g of plain flour
5
Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in the milk to form a smooth sauce. Return to the heat, stir and simmer for 2-3 minutes
  • 450ml of milk
6
Remove from the heat and beat in the egg yolks, mustard and season with salt and pepper. Pour over the leeks and salmon. Top with the grated cheese
7
Place in the oven and cook for 10 minutes, until golden brown. Serve immediately
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