This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"If you can mock a leek, you can eat a leek."
-William Shakespeare, Playwright
Leeks are so complex. Sweet and a bit spicy at the same time. The pinenuts give this a lovely roasted flavor.
Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
This recipe does not make very good leftovers.
|1 tsp||olive oil|
|2 large||leeks (washed well and sliced crosswise)|
|fresh ground black pepper (to taste)|
Place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pinenuts and cook carefully until they are golden brown.
Add the leeks and cook, stirring frequently, until they begin to soften. Add the salt and pepper and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve.
Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups
|Calories 84||Calories from Fat 31|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 4g||5%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||2%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 13g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||7%|
|Vitamin A 30%||Vitamin C 18%|
|Calcium 5%||Iron 11%|
|Vitamin K 44 mcg||Potassium 169 mg|
|Magnesium 29 mg|