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Braised Leeks

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Ingredients
  Leeks 6 Medium
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

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.
Drain well.
Combine Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper, and sprinkle over leeks.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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