Sauteed Leeks and Carrots

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet, by Nava Atlas. Leeks and carrots both have a natural sweetness that mingles nicely. This is a mild and pleasant side dish, good with pasta, potatoes, and soy dishes. We loved this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil and wine in a wide skillet.
  2. Add the leeks and carrots, cover, and cook over medium-low heat, for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender-crisp.
  3. Uncover and sauté, stirring frequently, until the leeks and carrots begin to turn golden.
  4. Stir in the nutmeg, if desired, season with salt and pepper, and serve.
Most Helpful

Wonderful side dish! I love carrots, and love this new way to prepare them. I didn't use the nutmeg (because I forgot) but will next time. Also, I added a sprinkle of garlic powder and small amount of agave at the end for a little sweetness. A definite keeper- thanks Dancer!

SuzTheQ January 28, 2012

What a fantastic yet simple recipe! I was looking for a recipe to use up some extra leeks I had, and this fit the bill - we were amazed how delicious this came out to be! Thank you for sharing!

ramartin42 September 13, 2010

I cut the recipe in half - I didn't use oil just tossed the veggies so they wouldn't stick. Excellent flavor, super easy to make.. TRhanks Dancer for yet another super recipe

Bergy January 16, 2006