Sauteed Leeks

Chuck Hughes' sauteed leeks are a fast and super tasty side dish.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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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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