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Marinated Leeks

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  Leeks 4 Large
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Minced celery 1 Teaspoon
  Minced chives 1 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Celery seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Cut green tops from leeks.
Split white parts into quarters lengthwise and wash very well.
Cover with boiling water in saucepan, add 1 tsp. salt and simmer until just tender, about 15 minutes.
Drain and put in bowl.
Combine remaining ingredients and pour over.
Cover and let stand in refrigerator several hours.
Lift out of marinade and drain to serve.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1662 Calories from Fat 987

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.1%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3160.7 mg131.7%

Total Carbohydrates 164 g54.8%

Dietary Fiber 21 g83.9%

Sugars 45 g

Protein 18 g35.7%

Vitamin A 387.9% Vitamin C 276.1%

Calcium 72.4% Iron 141.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Marinated Leeks Recipe