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Honey-Glazed Leeks

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You don't have to be a gourmet to judge how appetizing and flavorful Honey-glazed Leeks is. I suggest that you try out this Honey-glazed Leeks recipe, and tell me how you find it.
  Leeks 6 Medium
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (or margarine)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (plus 2 tablespoons)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon

Remove roots, tough outer leaves, and tops from leeks, leaving 1 1/2 to 2 inches of dark leaves.
Split leeks in half lengthwise to within 1 inch of bulb end.
Place in a large skillet.
Cook leeks, covered, in a small amount of boiling water 8 minutes or until barely tender, drain.
Combine butter, honey, and lemon juice in skillet, add leeks to mixture, and simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until leeks are glazed and thoroughly heated.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 278 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g13%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.2 mg6.7%

Sodium 57.6 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 4 g8.7%

Vitamin A 98.1% Vitamin C 61.9%

Calcium 16.9% Iron 33%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Honey-Glazed Leeks Recipe