Caramelized Leeks over Noodles

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Mercy

This recipe is a great way to showcase leeks, one of my favorite veggies.

Top Review by haskinsfam

We made this with whole wheat noodles and the adults in the house loved it! My 7 year old also though it was good and cleared his plate, but requested that next time it has some cheese on it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Split the leeks lengthways and wash each layer thoroughly.
  2. Slice across into thin strips, including the green part as well.
  3. Heat the oil and butter together over a gentle heat.
  4. When the butter has melted, add the leeks and toss well.
  5. Cook slowly, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until the leeks start to soften.
  6. Sprinkle the sugar over all and, after a couple more minutes, mix well.
  7. Continue to cook for 15 to 30 minutes, until the leeks have begun to collapse into a sticky mass.
  8. Add small amounts of hot water if required to stop sticking.
  9. While the leeks are cooking, cook and drain the noodles.
  10. When the leeks are done, add the parsley, olive oil, cooked noodles and seasoning to taste.
  11. Toss well and serve.

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