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Butter Braised Leeks
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Simple to prepare side dish of leeks cooked in butter.

Rating:
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117.3
Total Carbs 21.4 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 5.9 g
Total Fat 3.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 272.5 mg
Protein 2.3 g
Sodium 103.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 4 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 1/2 lb  fresh leeks
1 tbsp  Butter, unsalted
0.125 tsp  salt
0 1/4 cup  cold water
Directions
  1. Cut off the roots and dark green tops from leeks. Cut each in half lengthwise first then crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices. Place into a large bowl of cold water to remove sand. Remove leeks by hand into a strainer to drain while leaving the sand at the bottom of the bowl. Rinse under cold water and let drain.
  2. Place all of the ingredients, including the leeks, into a large pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove cover and let cook another 5 minutes so that all of the liquid has evaporated.

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