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Braised Leeks Recipe

Looking for an easy Braised Leeks recipe? Learn how to make Braised Leeks using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jarmitz

Makes 4 servings



4 lb of leeks, trimmed, washed, and quartered lengthwise. 1 teaspoon of canola oil. 1 cup of chicken broth. 2 tablespoons of sugar.

Recipe Ingredients for Braised Leeks

4 lb leeks
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons sugar

Recipe Directions for Braised Leeks

  1. Preparation:

  2. In a medium skillet with a lid, heat the oil over medium heat.

  3. Add the leeks and the chicken broth; then cover and braise, stirring occasionally, for 12 minutes or until leeks

  4. are tender.

  5. Remove the lid, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the broth has almost evaporated.

  6. Increase heat to high and sprinkle the sugar over the leeks.

  7. Cook, stirring frequently, for another 10 minutes or until the leeks are lightly caramelized.

  8. Serve immediately.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 521.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
321
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
281mg
12%
Potassium
868mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
70.7g
24%
Dietary Fiber
8.2g
33%
Sugars
24.2g
Protein
8.0g
Vitamin A 151% Vitamin C 91%
Calcium 27% Iron 54%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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