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Parmesan Leeks

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  Leeks 6
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Lemon slices 4

Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
Discard dark green leaves from leeks. Cut light green and white part of stalks into 1 1/2-in (4-cm) pieces. Place pieces of leek into bowl of cold water; let stand 20 minutes.
Remove leeks from water and transfer to shallow ovenproof baking dish. Add cold water so that it barely covers leeks. Add honey, lemon juice, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
Place over medium heat and bring to boil. Continue boiling 5 minutes. Do not cover.
Place baking dish in oven and cook 30 minutes, uncovered. Turn leeks over and continue cooking another 30 minutes.
Transfer leeks to serving platter and sprinkle with cheese. Serve with lemon slices.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1004 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.4%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g42%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.6 mg13.2%

Sodium 907.8 mg37.8%

Total Carbohydrates 198 g66%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.3%

Sugars 79.7 g

Protein 34 g68.7%

Vitamin A 364.5% Vitamin C 289%

Calcium 117.5% Iron 131.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Parmesan Leeks Recipe