Boiled Leeks Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Leeks2 Bunch (200 gm), prepared
 Boiling water/Chicken/ beef broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 257.5 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.91 g3.6%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 0.82 g1.6%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a large skillet, arrange the leeks and cover with water or broth.
2. Cover pan with lid and place on a medium low flame.
3. Simmer leeks for 5minutes until tender-crisp.
4. Drain liquid and add butter, salt, and pepper to taste and toss well
5. Heat for 2-3 minutes until butter is melted.

6. Dish out and serve warm