Leek & Cheese Seeded Flapjacks

Summary

Servings: 
12
Prep time: 
60 minutes

Description

A delicious savoury flapjack, ideal for packed lunches, afternoon snacks and even a grab and go breakfast option. A great combination of slow releasing oats, protein packed seeds and cheese with shredded leeks for plenty of flavour. These can also be frozen up to one month.

Ingredients

  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 1 leek
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 0.25 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 30g mixed seeds ie. sesame seeds, sunflower, pumpkin seeds
  • 175g oats
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 200g grated cheddar cheese
  • 3 egg

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (Gas Mark 5 / 375°F).
  2. Grease and line a baking dish either 20cm square or use individual mini square or loaf tins to make individual flapjacks.
  3. Add the butter, leek, tomato and smoked paprika to a saute pan or frying pan. Place on a low heat and cook gently for 5 minutes until the leek has softened. Turn off the heat and allow the leek mixture to cool slightly.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin or individual tins and press firmly down with the back of a spoon.
  6. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Allow to cool slightly. If using one larger tin, lift the flapjack out onto a board and cut into pieces while warm. If using individual moulds allow the flapjacks to cool for 10 minutes before removing and cooling on a wire rack.
  8. Delicious warm or cold.

Notes

Photo Credit: Jonny Hughes @jonny2love
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