Leeks Vinaigrette

Leeks Vinaigrette

A quick salad or side dish, that is rich in flavour (and fibre) and low in calories.

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 10 min

180 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 leeks   1.2 kg
1/4 cup Classic Vinaigrette (Recipe)   65 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. Prepare the leeks: Cut off the dark green tops and slice the white and pale-green parts into large chunks.
  2. Boil or steam the leeks about 10 min, until soft. Drain then let cool down a few minutes.
  3. With a serrated knife, cut the leeks into rounds about 1 cm thick then transfer them to a bowl. Pour in the Classic Vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper, blend gently then serve.

Remarks

The dark green tops can be reused.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (150g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

180

Fat

12 g

18 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

40 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

4 g

14 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

45 %

Vitamin C

25 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Iron, Vitamin B6
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | French

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