Mediterranean Style Leeks with Lemon
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Mediterranean Style Leeks with Lemon

Hasta Luego 151

"Greek-inspired, this is for leek and lemon lovers everywhere. A tasty, full-of-flavor side to accompany a myriad of main dishes. Complements fried and/or grilled fish to a 'T.' Can use some of the tender green parts if necessary."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 140 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 140 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 18g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 23 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-low heat; cook and stir garlic and sugar in the hot oil until garlic is lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Mix leeks into garlic mixture; cook and stir until leeks are lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  2. Drizzle lemon juice over leek mixture; season with salt and pepper. Cover pan and cook over low heat until leeks are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

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This was a very nice side dish. So simple and yet, lots of flavor. I will definitely be making this one again.

Lovely recipe. I had 4 smaller leeks and it came up 1lb. It was a little sour for me so I added just a touch of agave. My teenage boys even liked it. Thanks Don for another keeper!

My son gobbled it up! If a recipe can make a teen eat leeks, it's a keeper!

A favorite for me!

Loved this simple recipe. It was hard to determine how many pounds of leeks to buy to get 2-lbs. of whites. I didn't buy enough, so I just made a half a batch. I really enjoyed the subtle tas...

I really didn't think this would be so tasty. I was very surprised that it was so good! We ate it with teriyaki chicken and rice. Will make this again for sure!

I really like leeks so I was prepared to like this dish, but Holy Cow! This is really, really good and so simple. Bueno! Mucho gracias, Don

Such a simple dish, and absolutely delicious. Perfect for entertaining. Thank you.

I loved it.

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