Braised Leeks

Braised Leeks
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  • 1 ½ teaspoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (¼ stick)
  • 4 medium leeks (about 1 ½ pounds)
  • Kosher salt

Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, trim and remove the root ends and dark green tops of the leeks. Halve the leeks lengthwise and rinse under cold water to remove any dirt between the layers. Add the leeks to the boiling water, lower the heat, and gentl...

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Variations on Braised Leeks

  • Braised Leeks
    • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
    • 8 large leeks (about 3 pounds), cleaned
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

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