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Dutch Leek Casserole

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“Posted for ZWT6. Looks really yummy, sort of like a Dutch version of Shepherd's Pie. Adapted from courtesy of Brigit.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook potatoes until tender but firm, about 15 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes, and transfer to a medium bowl. Mash together with milk.
  4. Be sure to remove all grit from leeks by soaking after chopping.
  5. Place leeks in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cook 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  6. In a skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the ground beef until browned.
  7. Mix in the onion, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper. Season with green chile peppers and soy sauce. Continue to cook and stir until vegetables are tender.
  8. In a medium baking dish, mix mashed potatoes, leeks, and ground beef mixture. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese, and top with ham.
  9. Bake 25 minutes at 350F, until bubbly and lightly browned.

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