Buttered Leeks

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Appears in
Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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Many people dislike leeks, I think possibly because they have only had them boiled. Try them this way—they are meltingly tender and mild in flavour.


  • 4 medium-sized leeks
  • ozs (45 g/generous ¼ stick)


Cut off the dark green leaves from the top of the leeks (wash and add to the stock pot or use for making green leek soup). Slit the leeks about half way down the centre and wash well under cold running water. Slice into ¼ inch (5