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Apple Strudel Muffins

Apple Strudel Muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour plus additional 1 tbsp. flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups chopped…

Leeks in Vinaigrette

Leeks in Vinaigrette 3-4 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, tough outer layer removed Kosher salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 small shallot, finely chopped ½ garlic clove, finely grated 1 tablespoon Sherry vinegar…

Spinach and Leek White Bean Soup

Spinach and Leek White Bean Soup 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 leeks, bulb only, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 (16 ounce) cans fat-free chicken broth 2 (16 ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons…

Caramelized Leek, Arugula and Goat Cheese Pizza

CARAMELIZED LEEK, ARUGULA and GOAT CHEESE PIZZA INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2-3 leeks, sliced 3 cups arugula, washed, dried and coarsely chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 whole-wheat tortillas, 6-inches in diameter…

Barley Stew with Leeks, Mushrooms and Greens

BARLEY STEW WITH LEEKS, MUSHROOMS and GREENS INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1 1/2 cups chopped leeks (about 2 small stalks; white and pale green parts only) 8-ounce sliced portabello or crimini mushrooms 2 garlic cloves,…

Soy Braised Kabocha Squsah

SOY BRAISED KABOCHA SQUASH INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp. canola oil ½" piece ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 scallions, minced, plus more for garnish ¼ cup chicken or vegetable stock 3 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tbsp. mirin 1 tbsp.…

Barley Soup with Mushrooms and Parsnips

Barley Soup with Mushrooms and Parsnips INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons neutral oil (canola, grapeseed, peanut, or vegetable oil) 2 leeks, white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced and cleaned 8 ounces portobello or crimini mushrooms,…

Parsnip, Potato, Apple and Leek Soup

Parsnip, Potato, Apple and Leek Soup INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound sliced leeks (2 cups) 1 pound parsnips, trimmed, peeled, and cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces 2 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces 1…

Potato, Spinach, Bell Pepper, Leek and Basil Frittata

Potato, Spinach, Bell Pepper, Leek and Basil Frittata INGREDIENTS 1 lb. medium waxy potatoes ¼ cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small bell pepper, seeded, and thinly sliced 1 small leek, thinly sliced 2 cups baby spinach 3…

Pan Roasted Chicken and Leeks

Pan Roasted Chicken and Leeks INGREDIENTS 3 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 pounds) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 cloves garlic, smashed 1 bunch leeks, white and light green parts…

Steamed Mussels with Leeks, Garlic, Thyme and White Wine

Steamed Mussels with Leeks, Garlic, Thyme and White Wine INGREDIENTS 3 pounds mussels Extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons butter 2 leeks, white parts only, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 bunch fresh thyme 1 cup…

Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Tomatoes, Leeks and Arugula

Grilled Hummus Sandwich with Tomatoes, Leeks and Arugula INGREDIENTS 1 small leek, thinly sliced olive or grapeseed oil 2 - 3 medium to large tomatoes, sliced handful arugula hummus  (use your favorite) salt & fresh cracked…