• 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 leeks, about 300g, washed and finely chopped
  • 150 g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50 g mild cheddar, grated
  • 0.5 bunch fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 3 medium free-range eggs


  1. 1

    Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a frying pan, add the leeks and cook until softened. Tip the cooked leeks into a bowl with 100g of the breadcrumbs, the cheese, chives and two of the eggs. Mix together well then place the bowl in the freezer for 5 minutes.

  2. 2

    Place the remaining breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Put the remaining egg into another shallow dish and gently beat together.

  3. 3

    Take the mixture out of the freezer and shape into 6 large sausage shapes or 12 smaller ones. Dip each sausage in the egg then roll in the breadcrumbs.

  4. 4

    Heat the remaining oil in a frying pan and over a medium heat, fry the sausages for 10 minutes until golden and cooked through. For adults, serve for lunch with spicy relish or chutney if you'd like.


    Cook's tip: for baby, serve chopped as finger food. For toddlers, serve with peas and mash for supper.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 867kj 207kcal 10%
  • Fat 9.5g 14%
  • Saturates 3.1g 16%
  • Sugars 3.0g 3%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 628kj/150kcal

Each serving provides

18.7g carbohydrate 3.4g fibre 9.9g protein

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