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Braised Leeks Recipe
|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated|
|Fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon, chopped|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1454 Calories from Fat 421
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48 g74.1%
Saturated Fat 27.9 g139.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 113.8 mg
Sodium 1234.9 mg51.5%
Total Carbohydrates 240 g80.1%
Dietary Fiber 31.1 g124.3%
Sugars 65.9 g
Protein 35 g70.2%
Vitamin A 610% Vitamin C 369.7%
Calcium 132.4% Iron 204.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Wash leeks; split in half lengthwise to within 1 inch of bulb end.
Melt butter in a large skillet.
Add leeks, tossing well to coat with butter.
Cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes.
Add water, and bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer over low heat 15 minutes or until tender.
Combine Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper, and sprinkle over leeks.