Leeks in Vinaigrette

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Appears in
Rose Elliot's Complete Vegan

By Rose Elliot

Published 2019

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Tender, slim baby leeks, cooked until tender and dressed with this piquant marinade, make an unusual and appetising starter.


  • 125 g ( oz) slim baby leeks, washed and trimmed if necessary
  • 4 tbsp olive oil


Bring a 1cm (½in) depth of water to the boil in a saucepan, add the baby leeks and cook for about 8 minutes, until they are just tender to the point of a knife. Drain and plunge into cold water to stop the cooking process, then drain again.

Divide the leeks between two serving plates.

Mix together the olive oil, red wine vinegar and a good pinch of salt, then drizzle over the le