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Leeks au gratin in the air fryer

Leeks au gratin in the air fryer

The leeks au gratin in the air fryer are an excellent and light side dish, with a crunchy breading made with breadcrumbs and grated cheese.

Even better, you can't miss the taste of leeks grilled in the air fryer. This recipe allows us to serve a perfect side dish at the table, which goes well with a varied list of second courses. An exquisite external breading , very crunchy , makes them more delicious; to make it we use breadcrumbs and grated cheese. To flavor them even more, we can use aromas and aromatic herbs that are never lacking in our kitchens.

Leeks au gratin in the air fryer
Leeks au gratin in the air fryer

Preparing the recipe for leeks au gratin in the air fryer

  1. To begin with, wash the leeks carefully under running water. Then, dry them with a clean cloth.
  2. As soon as it's done, take a knife and cut them into slices (of the size you prefer), following the lengthwise direction. Then, set them aside temporarily.
  3. Proceed to prepare the breading and, in a large bowl, pour the breadcrumbs; then, add the grated cheese.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, in quantities to taste. At this point, you can also flavor with other aromas , such as rosemary.
  5. Finish by pouring a drizzle of olive oil and mix to distribute the ingredients evenly.
  6. At this point, take a baking tray that fits the size of the basket of your air fryer.
  7. Place the seats inside, arranging them spaced apart.
  8. Cover them completely with the breading created previously.
  9. Transfer the tray to the air fryer and cook at 200°C for 10-12 minutes . As soon as they are ready, let them cool and serve!
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Gratin leeks, cooked in an air fryer, are a tasty and light side dish, also to be served as an appetizer for a light lunch. If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days .

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