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If you are eating seasonally you must be including Leeks in your menus.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

They’re in the same family as onions, but they have a milder, subtler flavor, and an extraordinary texture. They’re also packed with nutrients. Heaps of vitamins (K, A, C, B, folate – you name it), plus manganese, and many of the same health benefits as their allium cousins, onions and garlic.

Braised Leeks with Garlic and Wine

Creamy Leek and Yogurt Soup

Greek Spinach and Leek Pie

Potato and Leek Galette

Leek and Greens Tart with Cornmeal Crust

Mushroom and Leek Risotto

Grilled Mushroom and Leek Flatbread Pizza

Sweet Potato & Leek Winter Pizza

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
AALLEY2 12/24/2013 1:55PM

    Love leeks! emoticon for sharing!
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CTUPTON 12/21/2013 2:09PM

    Your photos are definitely making me hungry!


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IMEMINE1 12/15/2013 6:05PM

    These look so yummy.

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    I love leeks! Love all the onions and these are so great yum!

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ERIN1957 12/12/2013 9:33AM

    I just bought some too! I love the looks of that Greek dish and may have to just do it tomorrow. Thanks for some amazing recipes!!

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SLIMSHANN 12/12/2013 1:14AM

I love leeks. They were the gate way to onions for my husband. He would never eat onions so I just said "oh, they're not onions, they're leeks" poof! now he buys buys and eats onions by the big bag full
Thanks for the reminder

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 12/11/2013 8:09PM

    looks yummy. I hope that you are well. Love ya

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L*I*T*A* 12/11/2013 12:28PM

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WISLNDR 12/11/2013 5:16AM

    Oh, that leek and yogurt soup is looking awfully good! I'm getting my shopping list together!!

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NEW-CAZ 12/11/2013 2:46AM

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 12/11/2013 1:46AM

    I'm not big on onions and I know they come from the same family. BUT it does look really good.

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DS9KIE 12/10/2013 10:36PM

    looks yummy

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BUTTERFLYGRACE 12/10/2013 9:49PM

    emoticon Thanks!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 12/10/2013 9:27PM

    These look awful terrific and tastey. I've actually never had leeks.

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HELEN_BR 12/10/2013 9:09PM

    Yummy! Will have to try some of these. Thanks!

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DESERTJULZ 12/10/2013 9:07PM

    Yep! I love leeks! One of my favorite recipes is black-eyed peas & greens, with leeks. You simply cook up black-eyed peas, add garlic, dark leafy greens (kale, collards), and leeks and simmer till the greens are soft. Lovely thick soup.

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