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  Leeks 3 Bunch (300 gm)
  Diluted consomme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1

Cut off the roots and green tops to within 1 inch of the white part.
Peel off the outer film.
Hold the green part open under cold running water to wash away any grit.
Bring consommd and small piece of bay leaf to a boil and add the leeks.
Cover, bring again to a boil, then turn heat low and simmer until tender.
Time will depend on the thickness of the bulbs, but count on 15 to 18 minutes.
Drain, saving any liquid for soup, and serve dressed with hot lemon butter.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 204 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.8%

Saturated Fat 0.14 g0.71%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3373 mg140.5%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.6%

Sugars 12.8 g

Protein 7 g13.5%

Vitamin A 101.4% Vitamin C 61.2%

Calcium 19.8% Iron 38.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Leeks In Consomme Recipe