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Leeks with ham and cheese sauce

115g/4oz Irish cheddar cheese (grated)
4 leeks
4 slices cooked ham
25g/1oz Irish butter
25g/1oz cream flour
300ml milk
2.5ml Dijon mustard
salt and ground pepper

pre heat oven to 190c/375F
trim the leeks to within 2.5cm in of the white
put them into salt water and boil for 20 minutes
while they are cooking prepare the sauce
in a large saucepan, melt the butter and add the flour and cook for 1 minute
add the milk and stir until the sauce boils and thickens
remove the sauce from the heat ad the mustard and 3 quarters of the cheese
season with salt and pepper
put the leeks on a baking dish wrap them in ham and pour the sauce over the top
sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top 
bake in the oven for about 20 minutes

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