Braised Leeks (Poireaux Braises)

Braised Leeks (Poireaux Braises)

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Servings: 10
Calories: 167


  • 10 leeks each weighing about 4 1/2 oz
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 litre white stock
  • 5 1/3 oz bacon rind or trimmings
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Butter and season a braising pan and add the thyme, bayleaf and garlic. Arrange the leeks on top, season and three-quarters cover with the stock.
  • Cover with the bacon, greaseproof paper and a lid, bring to the boil and braise in the oven at 175°C for 45 minutes.
  • Serve folded in half in a vegetable dish with a little of the strained cooking liquor.
Calories: 167 kcal
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 4 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Sodium: 757 mg
Potassium: 263 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 2410 IU
Vitamin C: 16 mg
Calcium: 78 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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