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Leek Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Leek Salad recipe? Learn how to make Leek Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by whirringblender

Makes 6 servings



I also added some dry herbs, like thyme, parsley, a bit of oregano...just a few dashes. Add salt & pepper to taste. Supposedly makes 4 servings, I thought it went a bit further. http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/28/recipe-of-the-day-leek-salad/

Recipe Ingredients for Leek Salad

1 Juice of 1 lemon, or to taste
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 leeks (white and light green parts only) sliced thinly crosswise
10 oz cherry tomatoes, chopped
1 cucumber, seeded and sliced

Recipe Directions for Leek Salad

  1. Whisk together lemon and oil with a healthy pinch of salt and several grindings of pepper. Toss with leeks.

  2. Core large tomatoes, cut them in half horizontally, and shake out their seeds, squeezing gently. Chop. Peel the cucumber if necessary, cut in two lengthwise, and scoop out seeds with a spoon. Slice thinly.

  3. Combine all ingredients, and taste and adjust seasoning. Garnish, and serve.

Categories

Tomatoes, Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish, No Cook, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 148.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
101
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
13mg
1%
Potassium
266mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
10.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
1.3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* 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
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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