Tomato Braised Leeks

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by CountryLady

A winning combination from a winner - Tyler Florence!

Top Review by Paka1931

My neighbor gave me a bag full of fresh leeks from her garden so I had to try this recipe. I did not change a thing and it was fantastic. I especially enjoyed the leftovers the next day, time for flavors to blend. Thanks for a healthy tasty recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim root end of leeks& cut off all but 3 inches of the green end.
  2. Cut the leeks in half lengthwise; if very large, cut into quarters lengthwise.
  3. Rinse well, blot dry with paper towels& set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a large oven proof skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add bacon& cook for 5 or 6 minutes.
  6. Stir in remaining ingredients& cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 8 minutes.
  7. Remove skillet from the heat.
  8. Remove half of the tomato mixture from the skillet.
  9. Arrange the leeks side by side in the skillet.
  10. Top with the reserved tomato mixture& cover the skillet.
  11. Bake in a preheated 350F oven until the leeks are tender, about 30 minutes.

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