Leeks



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 c. (89g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

2.7
--
4.2
6.4
0.4
0
2.7
0.7


Calories: 54.3
Total Sugars: 3.5g
Carb.: 12.6g
Fiber: 1.6g
Total Fats: 0.3g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 1.3g
Sodium: 17.8mg
*Data provided by USDA

An edible plant (Allium porrum) related to the onion and having a white, slim bulb and flat, green leaves.


Leeks are often found in recipes that also contain parsnips, rutabaga, dumpling wrappers, turnips, lasagna sheets and vegetable bouillon


Substitution for 1 part leeks:

1 part shallots

Note: Substitutions are a suggestion only and may not work well with all recipes. Use your best judgment!

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