Cooking with leeks can add a depth of flavour you just can’t get with other members of the onion family. Their sweet, succulent flavour mixed with their irresistible aroma make for a perfect addition to any winter dish.
Here are our favourite recipes, utilising the often forgotten vegetable, that will have you going back for more!
Smoked Fish, Potato, Leek and Goat’s Cheese Tart
This beautiful tart is a perfect addition to any sunday lunch. Make the day before or serve straight out of the oven.
Leek Tarte Tatin
Leeks are one of the most versatile veggies you can have in your fridge, and are at their best in the winter months. This sticky, sweet Tarte Tatin is a great way to turn the humble leek into a hero.
Leek and Green Peppercorn Pasta with Seared Scallops
Turn up your pasta game with this gorgeous, creamy seafood pasta. The caramelised leeks lift the dish into an entirely new dimension, whilst succulent scallops add an impressive addition that will have you fighting over the leftovers.
Chicken and Leek Lasagne
Idle in the kitchen putting together this hearty chicken lasagne. It’s comfort food for the masses, and if there’s any left over, it’s delicious reheated for lunch.
Chicken and Pancetta Rolls with Sauteed Leeks
When buying leeks look for firm, unblemished white stems and leaves that are bright green with a crisp texture. Place this meal in the middle of the table and you’re guaranteed to create and impressive silence.
Leek and Potato Soup with Cheese Twists
An English favourite, this classic seasonal soup recipe is sure to warm you up during the colder months.
Caramelised Onion, Leek and Persian Feta Frittata
This quick and easy recipe combines nutrient-packed onion and leek with silky textured Persian fetta.