7 ways to love leeks

7 ways to love leeks

Like onions and garlic, leeks are members of the allium family ... But with a slightly sweeter, more delicate flavor, they have a certain magic that’s all their own. Here are 7 recipes to help you harness it!

Knock-Off Leek Dip
1. Knock-Off Leek Dip

"This leek spread is soooo darn good. It's great with veggies, on crackers, or even as the filling in a grilled cheese sandwich."

Grilled Zucchini and Leeks with Walnuts and Herbs
2. Grilled Zucchini and Leeks with Walnuts and Herbs

"We like the texture of the leeks and zucchini when left al dente—if grilled too long, they’ll both go floppy." Here's a great one from Alison Roman!

Leek and Goat Cheese Omelet
3. Leek and Goat Cheese Omelet

Sheesh ... this is so, so good. Make this French omelet for breakfast, lunch and dinner with some of our spectacular fresh-from-the-hen eggs.

Steamed Leeks with Vinaigrette
4. Steamed Leeks with Mustard-Shallot Vinaigrette

"Leeks are low in calories and rich in phytochemicals. They're also among the sweetest members of the onion family, making them a perfect match for this tangy mustard vinaigrette."

Chicken and Leek Stroganoff
5. Jamie's Chicken and Leek Stroganoff

We love Jamie Oliver's cooking, and this hearty recipe is no exception!

Twice-Smashed Potatoes with Leeks and Garlic
6. Smashed Twice-Cooked Potatoes with Leeks and Green Garlic

Simple ingredients converge to create this comforting (yet healthy!) dish. You can even cook and smash the potatoes ahead of time.

Mushroom, Leek and Fontina Frittata
7. Mushroom, Leek, and Fontina Frittata

Breakfast, lunch or dinner ... Hot, cold or room-temp ... Frittatas are excellent, period. This meatless main is a perfect do-ahead dish!