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Arinated Leeks Recipe
|Leeks||6 Medium, thoroughly washed, white portion and some green, cut into halves lengthwise|
|Granulated sugar||2 Teaspoon|
|Pickling spice||2 Teaspoon|
|Apple cider vinegar||2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
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
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.
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.
7. Serve alone or with meat.