Melted Leeks

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Kim in Walnut Creek

A different side dish and an especially beautiful "base" for stacking grilled fish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 leeks, split 3/4 of the way, washed well
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Place leeks, onion, carrot, celery and water to cover in a large pot and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook until cooked through, about 20 to 25 minutes. Drain well and thinly slice.
  2. Heat oil and butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add leaks, season with salt and pepper and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.

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