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Braised Leeks Recipe
|Leeks||5 Large (White Part Only)|
|Salted butter||3 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon (Juice Of 1/2 Lemon)|
|Chicken stock||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1008 Calories from Fat 383
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g67%
Saturated Fat 24.6 g123.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 107.6 mg
Sodium 1923.6 mg80.2%
Total Carbohydrates 142 g47.4%
Dietary Fiber 16.6 g66.4%
Sugars 41.2 g
Protein 23 g46.3%
Vitamin A 322.9% Vitamin C 193.2%
Calcium 56% Iron 111.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Split the leeks in half lengthwise,then into quarters.
Clean carefully, paying particular attention to the areas between the leaves.
Lightly rub a shallow baking dish with a portion of the butter.
Lay the leeks m the pan, cut-side down.
Pour the lemon juice over them.
Pour the chicken stock over and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
Cover the baking dish with a tight-fitting lid or aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes, or until very tender.
If not, return them to the oven and check again in 5 minutes.
Top with the remaining butter and serve with the liquid from the pan.