Leek Flan

Leek Flan

By Ava Wong
0’ Prep time
45’ Cook time
45’ Total time
236 Calories
6 Serving


Leek Flan could be just the gluten free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and primal recipe you've been looking for. One portion of this dish contains approximately 4g of protein, 19g of fat, and a total of 236 calories. For 69 cents per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. This recipe is typical of European cuisine. Head to the store and pick up whipping cream plus, chives, half-and-half, and a few other things to make it today. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It is brought to you by Foodista. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 30%. This score is rather bad. Similar recipes include Leek and Cheese Flan, Flan de Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding Flan), and Guavan and Cheese Flan (Flan de Guayaba y Queso).
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Step by Step

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Step 1

Butter 6 (4-ounce) ramekins and place in the refrigerator. When the butter hardens, add a second coating of butter to the ramekins. Set aside. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
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Step 2

Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over low heat. Add the leeks, shallots and salt and cook until the leeks are translucent but still retain a bite, about 10 minutes. Drain.
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Step 3

Place the whipping cream and half-and-half in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and cool.
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Step 4

Put the leek mixture in the blender along with the cream mixture and the egg whites. Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds.
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Step 5

Spoon the mixture into the prepared ramekins. Place the ramekins in a large baking pan. Pour boiling water into the pan until it reaches halfway up the sides of the ramekins. Place the pan in the oven. Bake until the flans are set, about 35 to 40 minutes.
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Step 6

To serve, unmold the flans and garnish with 2 (3-inch) pieces of chives crossed over the top.
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Step 7

This recipe yields 6 servings.


  • table salt
    table salt
    0.5 teaspoons
  • butter
    28.35 grams
  • half and half
    half and half
    121 milliliters
  • olive oil
    olive oil
    1.5 tbsps
  • chives
  • egg whites
    egg whites
  • leek
    453.59 grams
  • whipping cream
    whipping cream
    119 milliliters

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 236.43kcal 11.82%
Fat 19.45g 29.92%
Saturated Fat 10.42g 65.15%
Carbohydrates 12.68g 4.23%
Net Carbohydrates 11.29g 4.11%
Sugar 4.84g 5.38%
Cholesterol 47.03mg 15.68%
Sodium 286.35mg 12.45%
Protein 4.33g 8.67%
Vitamin K 41.22µg 39.26%
Vitamin A 1875.98IU 37.52%
Manganese 0.37mg 18.5%
Folate 51.92µg 12.98%
Vitamin C 10.03mg 12.16%
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 10.99%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 10.68%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 9.98%
Iron 1.68mg 9.31%
Calcium 91.18mg 9.12%
Selenium 5.36µg 7.66%
Magnesium 27.59mg 6.9%
Phosphorus 68.74mg 6.87%
Potassium 221.51mg 6.33%
Fiber 1.39g 5.54%
Copper 0.1mg 5.04%
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 3.97%
Vitamin B5 0.28mg 2.79%
Vitamin D 0.4µg 2.65%
Vitamin B3 0.37mg 1.85%
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 1.82%
Zinc 0.26mg 1.76%
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