Sauteed Leeks in Lemon Dill Butter

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

I love leeks. Here's another way to make them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice leeks in half lengthwise and soak/rinse well to remove dirt and grit.
  2. Cut the leeks into 2-inch pieces.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the leeks and saute until fork-tender.
  4. Reduce heat to low and stir in lemon juice, sugar, dill, white pepper and salt. Stir to combine well.
  5. Serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

I love leeks, and really enjoyed the slight sweetness from the sugar in this recipe. This is quick and easy to make, and tastes delicious! Thanks for sharing! Made for ZWT7.

5 5

Love leeks. Love leeks in butter! I wasn't sure about the dill, but I loved it! Fabulous side with dinner tonight, and I will make again.
ZWT7 - Shady Ladies

5 5

I love leeks, but never thought to eat them on their own. This recipe is the perfect way to do so! Made for ZWT6 by a RedHot Renegade.