Heat oven to 180 C / Gas 4
Grease a lasagne dish
125 g butter
100 g plain flour (gf or non gf)
1 l semi skimmed milk (a bit more may be needed if sauce too thick)
1 leek cut in to thin strips
500 g baby spinach
4 fillet portions of salmon – baked in foil for 15 minutes and flaked
400 g cheddar cheese – grated
2 cloves of garlic – crushed
4 sprigs of dill – chopped
Salt and pepper
10-12 sheets of lasagne – gf / non gf
Using 125 g of butter, flour and the milk make a bechamel / white sauce.
Melt the remaining butter in a pan and cook the leeks for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the spinach leaves (a handful at a time) and the garlic and cook until the spinach has wilted. Drain off any excess liquid.
Assemble the lasagne – spread 1/4 of sauce over the bottom of the dish. Place lasagne sheets on top. Top with half of the leek / spinach mix and half of the flaked salmon.
Sprinkle with a third of the cheese. Repeat – 1/4 of sauce, lasagne, greens, salmon and cheese.
Top with 1/4 of sauce , lasagne, remainder of sauce and grated cheese.
Cook for 45 minutes or until golden.
Sprinkle the dill over the top and serve with garlic flatbreads and a green salad.
I have two different methods to make this…both incredibly quick and equally tasty. Which method I use depends on what is in my fridge. I use leeks and / or kale.
Cheesy leeks and kale served on gluten-free toast with sweet piquante peppers
The quantities given serve 2
2 leeks – sliced / 1 leek – sliced and large handful of kale – torn away from the thick stalks / 2 large handfuls of kale
Knob of butter
3-4 tbsp of water
4 tbsp cream cheese
Melt the butter and toss the prepared vegetables in the hot butter. Cook for a couple of minutes. Add the water, cover and leave on a moderate heat. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the desired texture. Add the cream cheese and stir until thoroughly dispersed and heated through. Serve.
2 leeks – sliced / 1 leek – sliced and large handful of kale – torn away from the thick stalk / 2 large handfuls of kale
Knob of butter
3-4 tbsp of water
4 tbsp creme fraiche
handful of grated cheese
Melt the butter and toss the prepared vegetables in the hot butter. Cook for a couple of minutes. Add the water, cover and leave on a moderate heat. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the desired texture. Add the creme fraiche and grated cheese and stir until thoroughly dispersed and heated through. Serve.
A delicious dish that is assembled and then baked to heat through and crisp up the topping. Takes about 35 minutes from starting to eating 🙂
Ingredients: Broccoli, cavolo nero kale, large cod fillet, cheese sauce, plain tortilla chips, grated cheese and black pepper.
Steam the broccoli and kale. Gently simmer the cod in milk. Make a cheese sauce.
Once all cooked or made then assemble:
Put steamed broccoli and kale across the bottom of an oven proof dish
Break the cod fillet in to large pieces and arrange
Cover with the cheese sauce
Sprinkle crushed tortilla over the top and cover with grated cheese and black pepper
Bake in the oven until heated through and top crisp
1.Put steamed broccoli and kale across the bottom of an oven proof dish
2.Break the cod fillet in to large pieces and arrange
3.Cover with the cheese sauce
4. Sprinkle crushed tortilla over the top and cover with grated cheese and black pepper
5. Bake in the oven until heated through and the topping is crisp
I served this with gf tortilla wraps smothered in garlic butter and baked till starting to crisp.
A thoroughly delicious but incredibly simple meal. I used full fat everything…but all the relevant ingredients could be substituted for reduced calorie if so desired.
I didn’t really measure anything so this is rough guide:
Punnet of button mushrooms Parmesan Butter/oil to cook
Brie – chopped into chunks Single cream
Garlic clove – finely chopped Onion – finely chopped
Saute the onions, garlic and mushrooms in butter/oil.
Add the brie and stir until melted.
Stir in sufficient cream to make a sauce – do not boil.
Serve immediately. Sprinkle with parmesan.
Delicious on naan (gf) bread.
This combination of flavours tastes absolutely gorgeous and compliments many dishes – my husband enjoys it with burgers and I think it adds a new level to a salad. Unfortunately no picture does it justice ..so here goes:Ingredients:
200 g Feta cheese chopped in to small chunks
150 ml sour cream 2 tsp paprika
2 tbsp honey Handful of chopped mint
Put all the ingredients in to a bowl and mix thoroughly until smooth.
Place in fridge until serving.