Dragon Cheddar cheese and leek pate

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Dragon Cheddar cheese and leek pate
Dragon Cheddar cheese and leek pate
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:138
Ready in:2 hours, 15 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:2 hours
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:18th September 2016

An unusual recipe for a cheese pate with leeks using Dragon mature Welsh cheddar cheese from South Caernarfon Creameries.


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  1. Melt the butter in a frying pan until bubbling, add leek and sauté until leeks are tender and cooked through
  2. Add the crème fraiche, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and some black pepper. Stir well and cook uncovered to reduce liquid slightly.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a blender or food processor, add the cheese and puree in short bursts until smooth.
  4. Pour into a shallow serving dish and chill for at least 2 hours.

Serving suggestions

Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives and serve with Dragon Cheddar cheese and leek pate or crusty bread.


Use Dragon reduced fat mature Welsh cheddar cheese if you are watching your calories!

Recipe source

This recipe originated from the the recipe section of South Caernarfon Creameries

Dragon cheese products can be purchased from Sainsbury's, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Lidl, local independent stores and cheese shops.

For trade, catering and export enquiries see their where to buy page.

Many thanks to South Caernarfon Creameries for kindly giving Cookipedia permission to use their recipes.

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