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Braised Leeks

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  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

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

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

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


Braised Leeks Recipe