Braised Leeks WITH LEMON

Course : Vegetables
Serves: 2
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4 small or medium leeks -- tough outer leaves discarded. Leeks trimmed 7 inches long cut lenthwise into quarters
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

Preparation / Directions:

In a shallow dish soak leeks in cold water to cover 15 minutes, rubbing occasionally to remove any grit. In a heavy skillet melt butter over moderate heat. lift leeks out of the water and with water still clinging to them add to skillet. Cook leeks, stirring occasionally, five minutes and add broth and zest. Braise leeks, covered, 5 minutes, or until very tender, and season with salt and pepper. Gourmet February 1995 Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.


Nutritional Information:

213 Calories (kcal); 23g Total Fat; (96% calories from fat); 1g Protein; trace Carbohydrate; 62mg Cholesterol; 194mg Sodium

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