Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins
This is a quick and easy way to fix leeks. Hope you enjoy. From Southern Living, March 1986.
- 6 medium leeks
- 1⁄4 cup butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine, melted
- 1⁄4 cup honey, plus
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- Remove roots, tough outer leaves, and tops from leeks, leaving 1 1/2 to 2 inches of dark leaves. Split leeks in half lenghtwise to within 1 inch of bulb end. Place in a large skillet. Cook leeks, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 8 minutes, or until barely tender; drain.
- Combine butter, honey, and lemon juice in skillet; add leeks to mixture, and simmer 6--8 minutes, or unitl leeks are glazed and thoroughly heated.