Leeks tossed in Balsamic Vinaigrette

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Quick and easy...can increase the balsamic vinegar and oil to taste. Great alongside a steak & baked potato.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 medium leeks, washed,trimmed well
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly chopped parsley


  1. Split the trimmed leeks lengthwise, leaving the white root ends whole.
  2. Make certain all sand is rinsed away.
  3. Bundle leeks and tie with string.
  4. Drop into saucepan of boiling water and simmer, covered, about 12 minutes, until just tender.
  5. Toss with the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and parsley, and serve at once.


Most Helpful

Mmmmmmm, this was so good! I had it with chia's parmesan crusted tomatoes. What a treat! Thanks Tish!

Sharon123 February 26, 2004

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