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French Leeks

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Ingredients
  Leeks 6 Medium
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh tomatoes 3 Large, cut into wedges
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Trim ends of leeks and rinse well. Using only the white and light green parts, slice leeks in half lengthwise, then into 2-inch sections. In a medium-sized saucepan, saute leeks in olive oil over low heat for about 3 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, lemon juice, lemon peel, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until leeks are tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Leek
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1027 Calories from Fat 302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.9%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 640.5 mg26.7%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.6%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.9%

Sugars 56.9 g

Protein 21 g42.2%

Vitamin A 451.2% Vitamin C 345.8%

Calcium 69.5% Iron 135.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Leeks Recipe