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Leek Puree

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Ingredients
  Leeks 1 Pound, washed, trimmed and finely sliced
  Water 1⁄4 Pint, salted
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a casserole, combine the leeks and water.
2) Add pepper to taste.
3) On high power, cook covered for 6 minutes or until the leeks become tender.
4) In a blender, puree the leeks, along with the cooking liquid.
5) Transfer the pureed leeks to the casserole.
6) On high power, cover and reheat for 1 to 2 minutes, or until hot.

SERVING
7) Serve the Leek Puree immediately. You can serve this along with a dish of Scallops wrapped in Pancetta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 28 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.14 g0.21%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9.1 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 0.69 g1.4%

Vitamin A 15.1% Vitamin C 9.1%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 5.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Leek Puree Recipe