Cheesy Potato, Leek & Ham Bake

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Cheesy Potato, Leek & Ham Bake

  • Author: Helen Jackson
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes


With a golden brown potato crust and a creamy leek and ham inner this bake is a one dish dinner recipe that is great value and tastes great too.



  • 50g butter
  • 3 leeks, white part and a little into the green, finely sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup (250ml) cream
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 medium (600g) floury potatoes, scrubbed
  • 150g thick sliced ham, chopped into 2cm sized pieces
  • 1 cup (100g) grated tasty Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 20 x 30cm lasagne dish with butter.
  2. Melt the remaining butter in a large frying pan and gently cook the leeks until tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream and Dijon mustard. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Slice the potatoes into thin discs.
  5. Line the base of the dish with the potatoes and layer with the ham, leeks, half the cheese and remaining potatoes.
  6. Pour over the egg mixture and remaining cheese.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.
  8. Turn the oven setting to grill, remove the foil and grill until the top is golden.


  • Serving Size: 6

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Posted on

January 21, 2017