Dragon Cheddar & Leek Pate


  • Preparation Time: 15 MINS
  • Effort: EASY
  • Cooking Time: 2 HOURS
  • Serves: 4-6


  • 15g Dragon butter
  • 1 large leek, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons half-fat crème fraiche or single cream
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • Ground black pepper
  • 140g Dragon mature Cheddar grated or block chopped in a food processor)


  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.
  5. Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives and serve with Cheese & Tomato Scones or crusty bread.
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