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Braised Leeks

  Leeks 8 Medium, root end and greens trimmed
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh / Dried)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

Preheat oven to 350°.
Place leeks side by side (they can overlap slightly) in baking dish.
Add butter and enough water to cover.
Bake 45 minutes; check dish frequently and add water and/or butter as necessary.
Turn leeks occasionally so that they will brown evenly.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper, bread crumbs, and Parmesan cheese and cook 5 to 15 more minutes until leeks are lightly browned and easily pierced with a knife.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1363 Calories from Fat 436

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.6%

Saturated Fat 29 g144.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 123.2 mg41.1%

Sodium 1216.4 mg50.7%

Total Carbohydrates 211 g70.5%

Dietary Fiber 26.5 g105.8%

Sugars 56.9 g

Protein 34 g69%

Vitamin A 505.4% Vitamin C 288.4%

Calcium 121.5% Iron 173.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Leeks Recipe