Chuck Hughes' sauteed leeks are a fast and super tasty side dish.
Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes
Sauteed Leeks
Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Total:
25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 leeks (white part only) cut in 2-inch pieces, washed thoroughly
  • 10 peppercorns
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 cup water
  • Juice and zests of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

In a large cast iron pan on medium heat, heat olive oil and add leeks, peppercorn, rosemary, thyme, and a pinch of salt. Cook for 5 minutes, until caramelized. Add water, zest and juice of one lemon and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Keep warm.

Serves: 6; Calories: 132; Total Fat: 5 grams; Saturated Fat: 1 gram; Protein: 2 grams; Total carbohydrates: 21 grams; Sugar: 6 grams; Fiber: 3 grams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams; Sodium: 138 milligrams

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