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    Leeks & Spinach

    Leeks & Spinach. Photo by Jenny Sanders

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Jenny Sanders's Note:

    One of my own inventions - a delicious combination of two very special vegetables.

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    1. 1
      Trim the leeks, leaving only the white and pale green parts.
    2. 2
      Slice them in half lenthwise, then in short slices crosswise.
    3. 3
      Wash them again and drain them well.
    4. 4
      In a large skillet, saute the leeks in the butter until they soften and begin to fall apart, then stir in the flour.
    5. 5
      Add the stock and season lightly with salt and nutmeg stirring well.
    6. 6
      Simmer for 10 minutes.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, wash the spinach and pick it over.
    8. 8
      Drain it well and chop it finely.
    9. 9
      Add the spinach to the leeks and simmer for a further 5 minutes, stirring to ensure the spinach is evenly cooked.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2006


      This was actually the first time I ever picked up some leeks, so I wanted to do something simple that centered around them.I'm glad I found this recipe! Though it is delicious on its own, I admit I changed it slightly at the end. I didn't add any nutmeg, but instead added a few dashes of black pepper, worcestershire and a squirt of hoisin sauce. Yum! And the spinach and leeks went together beautifully! Thank you! I'm definitely going to make this often.

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    • on April 13, 2004


      This was a nice change from ordinary spinach. I used a bag and a half of baby spinach and 2 leeks and that worked well. We had a little left over that I put in our eggs in the morning and that was also really good!

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    • on March 27, 2003


      I'm not opposed to spinach...but its not my favourite either. This vegetable combination was quite tasty & one that I will make again. Since the amount of salt or nutmeg wasn't specified, I just sprinkled very lightly - next time, I'll add more. Thanx Jenny!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Leeks & Spinach

    Serving Size: 1 (199 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 114.3
    Calories from Fat 35
    Total Fat 3.9 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 8.8 mg
    Sodium 158.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 16.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    Sugars 3.6 g
    Protein 4.8 g

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