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Grilled Leeks with Leek-Tomato Salad and Citrus Dressing 1 Picture
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Servings 1

  • 2.00 large leeks
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • 0.50 tsp. lime zest
  • 0.50 tsp. tangerine or orange zest
  • 2.00 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2.00 tbsp. tangerine juice
  • 1.00 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1.00 pinch crushed red pepper
  • 0.50 c. fresh corn kernels
  • 1.00 c. mixed heirloom cherry tomatoes

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Light a grill. Separate the dark green leek tops from the white and tender green parts

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In a large Dutch oven, saute the leeks and garlic

  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 6 red potatoes, scrubbed, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks, trimmed, white parts only, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (32-ounce) container vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves or more to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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Trim root end of leeks (leave as intact as possible so they don’t break apart while cooking) and cook in a large ...

  • 4 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, tough outer layer removed
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 garlic clove, finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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1. Bring a medium pot of liberally salted water to a boil

  • Salt, preferably fleur de sel
  • 6 small leeks, whites and pale green parts only
  • 7 –9 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 heads garlic, cloves separated and peeled
  • 6 slices crusty country bread
  • 4-5 anchovy filets (optional), cut into strips
  • Freshly ground black pepper
4.9/5 (8 Votes)

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Place a steamer basket or colander in a large lidded pot filled partway with water

  • 6 leeks, trimmed, outer leaves discarded and light green and white parts cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces and rinsed in a colander
  • Juice from 1/2 small lemon
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed with a pinch of kosher salt to form a paste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground sumac
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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Cook the bacon in a medium-sized pot for 4-5 minutes, or until brown

  • 1/4 lb (125 g) bacon, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 leeks, cleaned and sliced
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cups (1 L) vegetable stock
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light cream or heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped fresh parsley
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Serves 4 to 6. Published March 1, 2010

  • 4 medium leeks , white and light-green parts halved lengthwise, washed, and sliced thin (about 4 cups), dark green parts halved, washed, and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion , chopped medium (about 1 cup)
  • Table salt
  • 1 small russet potato (about 6 ounces), peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (4-inch) sprig fresh thyme or tarragon
  • 1 large slice high-quality sandwich bread , lightly toasted and torn into 1/2-inch pieces (see note)
  • Ground black pepper
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Whisk vinegar, salt, pepper, oil, honey and mustard together in a bowl; set aside

  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp grainy Dijon mustard
  • 10 strips of bacon, cut on a bias very thinly
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 leek, sliced thinly
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Roasted Cauliflower & Leek Gratin is the perfect dish if you're looking to change up your usual dinner options

  • ROASTED VEGETABLES:
  • 2 small heads of cauliflower, about 3 pounds untrimmed
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large leek
  • GRATIN:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 1/2 cup generoud parmesan, gruyere or manchengo
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon whole grain Dijon mustard
  • 1 to 2 ounce ham, cut into baton shapes
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
4.5/5 (38 Votes)

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Preheat the oven to 375°

  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 pound baby carrots or large carrots cut into 4-by-1/2-inch sticks
  • 6 medium leeks, white and light green parts only, sliced crosswise
  • Salt and freshly ground white pepper
  • 7 thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves, preferably fresh
  • Four 6-ounce skinless halibut fillets, about 1 inch thick
4.8/5 (6 Votes)

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Makes 50 dumplings

  • 6 cups Chinese (napa) cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups Chinese garlic chives, finely chopped (if you can't find them at an Asian market, scallions will do in a pinch)
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine or sherry
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon canola or corn oil
  • 50 round dumpling wrappers
  • Black Vinegar Dipping Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black vinegar (Chinkiang vinegar)
  • a few drops of white vinegar (rice vinegar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup dark soy sauce (e.g. Kikkoman)
4.7/5 (18 Votes)

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Try this delicious Chickpea Pancakes with Leeks, Squash, and Yogurt recipe!

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated peeled squash (such as butternut or kabocha)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Scraping the cut ears of corn releases the remaining starchy milk, giving the creamed corn its thick consistency

  • 6 ears fresh corn
  • 2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 cup chopped leek
4.7/5 (13 Votes)

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Instant Pot Potato and Leek Soup comes together in about 30 minutes for a quick, easy, and delicious meal full of v...

  • 3 potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 3 leeks, roughly chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 5 cups of chicken, beef, or vegetable broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 2 tablespoons thyme
  • 2 tablespoons marjoram
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste
4.5/5 (29 Votes)

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For a more delicately flavored soup, sub in water for the vegetable stock

  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil, such as canola or grapeseed oil
  • 4-5 medium russet potatoes (1 pound), peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 large leeks (1 pound), cleaned, and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups vegetable stock (or light chicken stock)
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup crème fraiche
  • 1/3 cup minced parsley or chives
4.4/5 (34 Votes)

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