Braised leeks | High Protein Recipes

                                     Braised leeks | High Protein Recipes

Braised leeks

Leeks have a mild, onion like taste; leek vegetable is crunchy and firm.

Preparation time-10 minutes
Cooking time-35 minutes

Ingredients                                                              Quantity
Leeks                                                                             8
Butter                                                                             25g
Olive oil                                                                          1tsp
Thyme springs                                                               3
Bay leaves                                                                     2
White wine                                                                     125ml
Garlic cloves crushed                                                    1
Caster sugar                                                                  pinch

1. Trim the darkest green part off the leeks and strip away the first two layers. Cut in half lengthways, but keep attached at the root. Wash the leeks under cold running water and set aside. Tip all the other ingredients, expect the olive and parsley, into a wide shallow pan with 200ml water, some cracked pepper and a sprinkling of salt.

2. Slip the leeks into the pan, cover and place over a low heat. Gently simmer for 20 mins, turning them occasionally until very tender a knife blade should slip in easily. Leave to cool until just warm.
It is very delicious and high protein food