Creamed Leeks Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Leeks1 Pound
 Olive oil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Potato flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 929 Calories from Fat 492

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.7%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 549.7 mg22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g34.9%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.6%

Sugars 19.5 g

Protein 10 g20.6%

Vitamin A 151.3% Vitamin C 93.8%

Calcium 30% Iron 58.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Trim and slice leeks crosswise, then wash them well.
In a heavy bottom pot or skillet, (not cast iron), saute leeks in 1/4 cup olive oil for about five minutes.
Turn heat down, cover with a tight fitting lid and allow to steam for 10 minutes or so.
Put 1/4 cup olive oil in saucepan.
Dissolve potato flour, (or brown rice flour), in oil and heat until mixture bubbles.
Stir in water and continue to cook a minute or two.
Add to leeks and stir until well combined.
Cook for about 10 minutes longer.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
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