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Braised Leeks

Braised Leeks Recipe
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼ c. Imagine Organic Free Range Chicken Broth
  • ¼ tsp. Celtic sea salt
  • 8 whole organic leeks, trimmed, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 tsp. organic lemon zest
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add leeks to a shallow dish with cold water. Let soak 15 minutes, rubbing occasionally to remove any grit.
  3. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place the leeks in the baking dish and drizzle . with the olive oil.
  4. Roast 20 minutes, tossing halfway through to make sure they don't get too brown. Pour vegetable broth over the leeks. Roast another 10 minutes or until leeks are tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
 

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Nutrient Information Per Batch

565.3 kcal Calories, 435.44 mg Calcium, 101.39 g Carbohydrate, 1.25 mg Cholesterol, 16.16 g Total Fat, 13.16 g Fiber, 15.29 mg Iron, 200.65 mg Magnesium 1291.36 mg Potassium, 11.01 g Protein,7.15 mcg Selenium, 748.14 mg Sodium, 27.85 g Sugars, 0.87 mg Zinc, 2.22g Saturated fat, 0 trans Fat, 10.25 g Monounsaturated fats, 2.66 g Polyunsaturated fats, 11871.5 IU Vitamin A, 1.66 mg Vitamin B6, 0 mcg Vitamin B12, 88.13 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 8.57 Vitamin E, 343.89 mcg Vitamin K, 455.99 mcg Folate,0.43 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),2.86 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),0.22 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 0.03 mcg Lycopene, 13529.4 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.81 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0 gDHA,250.31 mg Phosphorous, 3.45 mg Manganese, 0.02 mcg Alpha carotene, 7120.92 mcg Beta carotene, 1.14 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid

Preferences:

  • No Gluten
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Nuts
  • No Soy
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Dairy
  • No Seeds

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.


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