|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Remove root, tough outer leaves, and tops from leeks, leaving 2 inches of dark leaves.
Wash leeks; split in half lengthwise to within 1 inch of bulb end.
Melt butter in a large skillet.
Add leeks, tossing well to coat with butter.
Cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes.
Add water, and bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer over low heat 15 minutes or until tender.
Combine Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper, and sprinkle over leeks.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1490 Calories from Fat 443
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g77.9%
Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 124.2 mg41.4%
Sodium 1311.3 mg54.6%
Total Carbohydrates 241 g80.3%
Dietary Fiber 31.1 g124.3%
Sugars 66 g
Protein 38 g76.3%
Vitamin A 610.8% Vitamin C 369.7%
Calcium 137.4% Iron 204.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet