• 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 leeks, washed and finely chopped
  • 150g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50g mild cheddar, grated
  • ½ bunch fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 3 medium free-range eggs


  1. 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan, then add the leeks and cook until softened. Tip the cooked leeks into a bowl with 100g breadcrumbs, the cheddar, chives and 2 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.

  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.

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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