Leek Recipe

Sautéed Leeks with Onion recipe

A quick and simple leek dish that is perfect to serve with any roast meat.


  • 4 medium leeks
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 shallot
  • Salt and pepper

Method of Preparation:

  1. Wash the leeks and cut them in the middle lengthways before finely slicing them.

  2. Finely slice the shallot into half-moons.

  3. Heat the oil and butter together until foaming and then sauté the shallot for ten minutes until very tender.

  4. Add the chopped leek and cook for another 15-20 minutes or until soft and delicious.

  5. Season well with salt and pepper and then serve.

This dish will serve four people as a side dish. Fry some par-boiled new potatoes along with the onion to make this dish a little bit more substantial.

Author: Laura Young.

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Published: June 10, 2011
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