Arinated Leeks Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
CuisineCourse
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Leeks6 Medium, thoroughly washed, white portion and some green, cut into halves lengthwise
 Granulated sugar2 Teaspoon
 Pickling spice2 Teaspoon
 Apple cider vinegar2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 364 Calories from Fat 14

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.5%

Saturated Fat 0.22 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 108.1 mg4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.2%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.3%

Sugars 26.2 g

Protein 8 g16.2%

Vitamin A 180.1% Vitamin C 111.8%

Calcium 31.9% Iron 63%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In an 8 X 8 X 2-inch microwavable baking dish, place leeks at the bottom of the dish in a single layer.
2. Add 3/4 cup water and cook covered on High for 10 minutes until tender.
3. Drain and save 1/4 cup of cooking liquid.

FINALISING
4. In a small mixing bowl, blend the remaining ingredients with the reserved cooking liquid.
5. Pour the liquid mixture over leeks.
6. Cover the bowl and let it marinate for at least 1 hour or overnight in the fridge.

SERVING
7. Serve alone or with meat.
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