Leeks are part of the onion family. They are delicious roasted or as soup toppers. Check out this recipe from the New York Times which uses roasted leeks and spicy chickpeas!
Leeks are high in Vitamin K and very low in calories. Leeks contain an important flavinoid which has been shown repeatedly to protect our blood vessels. Eating leeks, garlic and onions can help maintain a normal blood pressure.
Please check out our website for our Nettle Pesto recipe which is excellent on baguettes, pizza or stirred into pasta. A little bit goes a long way!