Braised Leeks A La Francaise Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 White of leek6 Medium
 Chicken consomme60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
 Bay leaves2
 Parsley50 Milliliter, minced (3 Tablespoons)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1060 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.7%

Saturated Fat 0.78 g3.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1080.7 mg45%

Total Carbohydrates 244 g81.5%

Dietary Fiber 32.4 g129.8%

Sugars 66.5 g

Protein 27 g54.3%

Vitamin A 651.2% Vitamin C 449%

Calcium 108.3% Iron 218.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

€¢ Cut each leek at the line of green; only the white is used. See Leeks Nature, on how to prepare the green part to use in another way or in soups.
€¢ Cut each leek in four lengthwise slices. Wash carefully under cold running water and place neatly in a long microwave-safe dish.
€¢ Add the chicken consomme and the bay leaves. Cover. Microwave 6 minutes at HIGH. Drain well
€¢ To the well drained leeks add the parsley. Salt and pepper to taste.
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