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

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.

breezermom June 30, 2011

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

Chef PotPie June 29, 2011

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.

JackieOhNo! June 06, 2010

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